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Saturday, 11 April 2015
Although the manifesto promotes trade unions as 'an essential force for a decent society' commitments to extending and promoting collective bargaining or repealing anti union laws (incompatible with the international obligations Labour says it will honour) are notably absent. As Graham Stevenson writes in the Morning Star 'this is a modest approach that may do little harm but will hardly massively change Britain for the better. Yet it is certainly miles away from the hostile blood and thunder of the Tory sabre-rattling'