United Left (UL), the grouping of left-wing activist members of giant union Unite, is holding its hustings and vote on Saturday to select its candidate in Unite’s next general secretary election. UL members will hear from hopefuls Howard Beckett and Steve Turner, followed by a question and answer session, before casting their votes online to select their preferred candidate.
An email sent out to members explains the event and process:
As the UK and Ireland’s biggest union and one with huge influence in the Labour movement and on behalf of working people, it’s vital that Unite members are offered the best candidate when incumbent Len McCluskey steps down.
The event is only open to United Left members who were paid-up members by March this year, so if you qualify and have not received your email with the registration link make sure you contact UL urgently and have your say.
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