Ed Miliband: Len McCluskey “should be facing up to his responsibilities”

July 5, 2013 12:12 pm

Speaking this morning, Ed Miliband said that Len McCluskey “should be facing up to his responsibilities” and “should not be defending the machine politics involving bad practice and malpractice”:

“The Labour Party I lead will select its candidates in a fair and transparent way. We will act without fear or favour. Instead of defending what happened in Falkirk, Len McCluskey should be facing up to his responsibilities. He should not be defending the machine politics involving bad practice and malpractice that went on there, he should be facing up to it. Let nobody be in any doubt. There is only going to be one outcome to this: the Labour Party will act in a way that upholds the integrity of our party, the integrity of our party members and the integrity of ordinary trade union members. I will not allow the good name of the Labour Party to be undermined by the behaviour of a few individuals.”

 

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