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Why does a national officer for the Unite union have a desk in the British Prime Ministers Political Office?

This office deals with Policy and Government relations. Her name is Clare Moody, she's also classed as being Gordon's senior official. All 100% of her salary and pension is paid by Unite. Notice you didn't mention Lord Paul and the other two Labourites who are also non-dom!

Asked By: Helen S - 3/18/2010
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Why indeed Helen.The only reason I can think that the union Unite has a desk in the PM office is to keep an eye on Gormless Gordon and all the millions they have given to keep the Labour Party afloat. In 2008 the bailiffs were at the door of the Labour HQ and it was Unite that guaranteed their debts... More
Answered By: charterman - 3/18/2010
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I would think that the money Unite donate to the labour party gives them some influence in government.
Answered By: Leo - 3/18/2010
 
In most Unions each member has the choice to pay a political levy, The money is used to sponsor an MP and to support the Labour Party. Each donation is an individual donation from members. Income tax has already been paid on this money by the members, can the same be said of Ashcroft's donations to the Tory party?
Answered By: . - 3/18/2010
 
Because the Labour party was formed to represent the trade unions. Helen be fair Lord Ashcroft has a seat in the house of Lords and several offices and desks in conservative constituencies. I know you are a tory and proud of it but please don't expect the rest of us to be so 'one eyed'. Floating voters for ever!!
Answered By: noeusuperstate - 3/18/2010
 
Clare Moody is there for the interest of the union to see that the labour government is sticking to the manifestos
Answered By: Emmanuel M - 3/18/2010
 
Its amazing that after two years of having our collective faces rubbed in the fact that capitalism has failed and has to be bailed out and propped up by huge, unimaginable sums of money from the public purse people are still ready to blame the workers and the unions for economic woes... More
Answered By: shevek_v - 3/18/2010
 
A benefit of contributions to the party. If Labour wins I'll bet BA will be nationalised.
Answered By: sjdgls - news junkie - 3/18/2010
 
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