“Looks panicky”: what top Labour Islington councillor thinks of Ed Miliband’s union reform plans

The controversies over UNITE’s influence in Labour selections started in Falkirk but, stoked by a leading Labour member in London attacking UNITE’s “autocratic monopoly”,┬ánaming selections in Haringey and Lewisham, the story has spread rather wider.

Labour Islington Council Leader Catherine West, a UNITE member and personally congratulated by its leader on her selection, is one of the people whose selection is under fire as a result.

Perhaps not a huge surprise then that it looks like her Islington colleagues don’t want to see the sort of rules that benefited her changed, judging by this tweet from Islington Labour cabinet member Cllr Paul Convery:

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