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Further to yesterday’s Blog it seems that Unite will accept the principle whereby their members only contribute to the Labour  Party where those members opt-in to doing so. I wonder if they read the Blog!

So it will be interesting to see if this change produces a resurgence in Trade Union membership as employees from wider political allegiances contemplate joining.

The Employment Relations Act back in 1999 produced a drive to widen Trade Union membership, notably into the Care Sector. This time they could be pushing at an open door.