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Miliband proposes changes to Labour’s union links

By Nick Renaud-Komiya  

Miliband giving his first speech as Labour leader in 2010. Unite leader Len McCluskey has already rejected the "opt-in" proposal (Image: Ed Miliband)

Labour leader Ed Miliband will today propose a raft of measures designed to reform the way the party selects its election candidates. He will also lay out far-reaching changes to the party’s relationship with the UK’s trades union movement. These moves, he claims, will strengthen the party’s “connection with working people.”

Chief among the proposals will be the suggestion that members of trade unions…

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