Momentum founder claims he is ‘the right person’ for the job
Former Momentum boss Jon Lansman has come out in favour of Steve Turner to be the next general secretary of Unite, the biggest affiliate among Labour-linked unions.
Lansman stepped down from his Momentum role to allow allies to run as the ‘Momentum Renewal’slate, which was heavily defeated by the ‘Forward Momentum’ change group.
Lansman has come out in support of Steve Turner in the Unite contest in a tweet this evening:
Turner has also been backed by right-wing Labour MP Jack Dromey and members of Keir Starmer’s front bench are even said to be pressing disgraced right-winger Gerard Coyne to step down from the contest so that he won’t draw votes away from Turner.
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