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Among the unionists urging Labour to consider its policies was Unison general secretary Dave Prentis
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Union chiefs have warned that the next Labour leader must reinvigorate the party’s grass roots – and begin work before the devolved and local elections in May. Billy Hayes, general secretary of the CWU, said: “I think we can use the election campaign as a way of re-engaging with our membership.” His sentiments were echoed… Read more »

Health secretary Patricia Hewitt's reforms have been controversial with some Labour delegates
Labour rebels over NHS reforms

Labour activists today defied the party leadership to back a highly critical motion condemning NHS reforms and the sell-off of NHS Logistics. Delegates at the Labour conference in Manchester dismissed health secretary Patricia Hewitt’s appeal to disregard Unison’s motion, which warns the government’s pace of reform is causing “immense damage” to many NHS services. It… Read more »