Miliband: McCluskey's smear claims are 'total nonsense'

Labour leader Ed Miliband said Unite general secretary Len McCluskey's claims that the trade union was the victim of a "smear campaign" were "total nonsense".

He added that Mr McCluskey should not be "defending this kind of machine politics" when referring to the Falkirk selection controversy.


Labour campaign spending cap

Labour is to impose a spending cap on selection campaigns as part of a "significant change" in its relations with trade unions, Harriet Harman said.