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From The Socialist newspaper, 11 December 2004

Challenge to UNISON'S Labour links by UNISON general secretary candidate

UNISON's forthcoming General Secretary election will see a clear challenge to the union's links with the Labour Party given the announcement that North West NEC member Roger Bannister has secured sufficient branch nominations to contest the election.

On hearing of his success in the nomination process, Roger Bannister said:

"It is great news for UNISON members that they will have the opportunity to show their opposition to wasting millions of pounds of members' money on the Labour Party in this election.

"The other candidates are both Labour Party members who wish to see the status quo continue.

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