I read with interest Glen Borrill's letter calling for more direct action.
I was the FoC at MMP in Liverpool where a major dispute took place this time last year.
We were locked out by our employer and Unite could not have done any more for us.
Early in the dispute our employer contacted Unite regarding what they called unlawful action.
Our actions were defended by the union and at no point were repudiated by them.
We launched a massive leverage campaign against our employer which resulted in a fantastic result which we would never have achieved on our own.
Len McCluskey took part in face to face talks with our employer and his support was crucial in our fightback.
Unite is already involved in supporting direct action and holding the Labour Party to account.
That's why I will be supporting Len McCluskey and would urge all Unite members to vote for Len as well.
Former FoC, MMP Liverpool
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