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Unite have welcomed Police Scotland's "common sense" decision not to investigate allegations of vote rigging over selecting Labour's parliamentary candidate in Falkirk.
Labour will pursue disciplinary action over allegations of vote rigging in the Falkirk candidate selection process, following Police Scotland's decision not to launch a criminal investigation.
A party spokesman said: "As a result of the police decision, we will now pursue disciplinary action as a matter of urgency.
"The internal Labour inquiry found there was enough evidence to concern us about membership recruitment in Falkirk. We will act on this swiftly and thoroughly as we have done throughout this matter."
Labour should publish an internal report into allegations of vote rigging over candidate selection in Falkirk, according to a local member.
Brian Capaloff, a Unite member who is on the Labour party executive in Falkirk, told BBC News that Unite remains "tainted" by the allegations.
Police Scotland confirmed today it will not launch a criminal investigation into the Falkirk election candidate selection process.
Police Scotland will not launch a criminal investigation into allegations of vote rigging over selecting Labour's parliamentary candidate in Falkirk.
In a statement, Police Scotland said:
Reports suggest Unite, the biggest trade union, [attempted to influence the Falkirk Labour party with its members to ensure that its preferred candidate was chosen to fight the election]((http://www.itv.com/news/story/2013-07-04/tom-watson-quits-election-role).
The union has always denied the allegations.