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Is Len McCluskey gearing up for a fight with Labour?

By Will Hazell  

Len McLuskey, general secretary of the union Unite, has been a thorn in Ed Miliband's side. Further confrontation lies ahead

Len McCluskey is on a collision course with the Labour leadership. On Tuesday night the general secretary of the UK’s largest trade union, Unite, kicked off the 2013 Ralph Miliband lecture series at the LSE. It was an event laced with irony: Ralph, the Marxist sociologist who died in 1994, was the father of Ed Miliband. McCluskey, whose union is Labour’s biggest donor, has…

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