Welcoming the confirmation of Sadiq Khan, MP for Tooting, as Labour’s candidate for the 2016 London mayoral election, Peter Kavanagh, Unite London and eastern regional secretary said: “The selection of Sadiq Khan to be Labour’s mayoral candidate is a vindication of the progressive polices he set out during the campaign.
“On housing, transport and employment Sadiq offered a positive vision that will deliver the change Londoners are crying out for and with Sadiq as Labour’s candidate I am sure we will win."
For further information please contact Unite head of media and campaigns Alex Flynn on 020 3371 2066 or 07967 665869.
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Unite is Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union with over 1.4 million members working across all sectors of the economy. The general secretary is Len McCluskey.