Unison: Former senior official says ” anti democratic practices” used to elect Dave Prentis in three previous contests

This is a statement that has been submitted to the tribunal examining whether Unison broke the rules to ensure that Dave Prentis was re-elected  as general secretary over a year ago.

The statement was not challenged by Unison at the hearing where their lawyers could have cross examined the official, Mike Jackson, who supported Heather Wakefield in the last election. The inference of his claim is that the practice exposed in a leaked tape where officials – who should be neutral – at the Greater London Region meeting discussed how to back ” Team Dave”, the campaigning organisation for Prentis, had happened before.

Read on… https://davidhencke.com/2017/01/03/unison-former-senior-official-says-anti-democratic-practices-used-to-elect-dave-prentis-in-three-previous-contests/

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2 Responses to Unison: Former senior official says ” anti democratic practices” used to elect Dave Prentis in three previous contests

  1. S Thornton says:

    Very interesting reading. “I was pissing in the same pot as all the rest of them” and forgot to report any wrong doing from the year 2000 all the way up to the time I chose a different candidate. When they stopped me pissing in the same pot, and leaked all over my boots, I threw my dummy out and decided to be all moral, and report the proposed wrongdoing after all these years.
    You cannot complain about a system you were actively involved in.

  2. Xinsider says:

    A Trade Union showing signs of “corruption” ? Surely not ???? So what’s new?

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