The UK's biggest union, Unite, today (Wednesday 10 August) confirmed its support for Jeremy Corbyn as Labour party leader.
In a statement the union said: "Unite’s policy conference, made up of approximately 1,000 rank-and-file representatives and held three weeks ago, decided by an overwhelming majority to support Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour party. Unite has accordingly submitted a nomination for Jeremy to the Labour party and will support his campaign for re-election."
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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.