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Unite threatens to review donations to Labour


Labour's largest trade union backer has promised to review its financial support after the party decided to pay off former staff who sued it in an anti-Semitism row.

Unite leader Len McCluskey told the Observer that Labour should not be "taking Unite's money for granted".

The party agreed last month to a "substantial" payout to seven whistleblowers who spoke to the BBC.

Claims of anti-Semitism within Labour dogged Jeremy Corbyn's time as leader.

In a July 2019 BBC Panorama programme, entitled Is Labour Anti-Semitic?, a number of former party officials alleged that senior figures close to the ...


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