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Unions have demanded Tony Blair step down as Labour leader
Union leader calls for Blair to quit now

The head of one of Britain’s biggest trade unions has today called for Tony Blair to step down immediately and for Gordon Brown to take over by Christmas. Amicus general secretary Derek Simpson condemned the “ultra Blairites” who have been attacking the chancellor over the past few days, saying they were obsessed with carrying on… Read more »

Brendan Barber has criticised the Labour party for its present infighting
TUC conference begins amid Labour leadership row

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) annual conference gets under way in Brighton today, with Labour’s current leadership controversy likely to dominate proceedings. Delegates are set to give Tony Blair a rough ride when he addresses the conference later this week, after union bosses attacked the prime minister’s refusal to announce an exact date for his… Read more »