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Monday, 12 August 2013

Labour's trade union link - status quo is best option

Keith Ewing weighs up the options facing affiliated trade unions in the Collins review of the Union Labour link - making a strong case for the status quo with a fall back position of choice for political fund levy payers between contributing to 'parliamentary representation' (i.e. direct contribution to Labour) or to a general political fund - similar to the UNISON model: