All articles by: Len McCluskey

The Union Card

Published: September 21, 2017
Written by Len McCluskey

A recent article in The House magazine caught my eye. Tory MP Robert Halfon, the former education minister, was reflecting on the general election outcome. You may remember Halfon as …

The Union Card

Published: April 8, 2017
Written by Len McCluskey

I have been meeting with General Motors’ senior executives, at their Detroit headquarters and in London, over many years. We first held talks when GM’s prospects in Europe began to …

The Union Card

Published: March 12, 2017
Written by Len McCluskey

Arriving at the Oxford Bus picket line on Monday I was hit by a wall of sound, as passing car drivers – many of whom would usually use the city’s …

The Union Card

Published: February 14, 2017
Written by Len McCluskey

Straight from the Prime Minister’s mouth on the subject of ensuring that EU labour law is transferred into UK law upon Brexit: “We will make sure that UK labour regulations …

Len McCluskey: The Union Card

Published: December 6, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

T here is no doubt that concerns about the impact of the free movement of Labour in Europe played a large part in the Brexit referendum result. It would therefore …

The Union Card

Published: November 4, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

Theresa May entered Downing Street in July speaking of making Britain a country that worked for everyone. She would do this by standing up against unfairness and injustice. Fine words …

The Union Card

Published: October 10, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

The Tories gather in Birmingham following a Labour Party conference which opened with what we hope is not an annual event – a Labour leadership election result – and was …

The Union Card: Len McCluskey

Published: September 16, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

As summer draws to a close and thoughts turn to the new political ‘season’, Tony Blair has admitted that he is baffled by the rise of Bernie Sanders and Jeremy …

Len McCluskey – The Union Card

Published: July 23, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

A few weeks ago Mike Ashley made a confession to MPs at a business select committee hearing – a grilling he only had to face because of Unite’s relentless campaigning …

The Union Card – Len McCluskey

Published: July 3, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

At the time of writing the result of the EU referendum is still unknown. The intensity of the debate between both sides has escalated following a personal and political tragedy …

The Union Card – Len McCluskey

Published: April 4, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

When I vote for Britain to remain in the European Union in June, and when I argue for the members of my union and others to do likewise in the …

The Union Card – Len McCluskey

Published: March 4, 2016
Written by Len McCluskey

Jeremy Corbyn’s election, winning with a mandate which dwarfed anything previously given to any other leader of a British political party in a generation or more, will, I believe, be …

Len McCluskey

Published: July 2, 2015
Written by Len McCluskey

Challenging the establishment – including Labour May’s general election result was a shock, not just to those in our movement but also to pollsters, political commentators and even to the …