Unite 'vindicated' over Falkirk

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey has said the union is delighted to have been "vindicated" over the Falkirk selection row and it is time to "move on". He added the union wants have a "proper debate" about updating its relationship with Labour.

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Jim Murphy refuses to publicly retract Unite accusation

Shadow defence secretary Jim Murphy has refused to publicly retract his comments about the Unite union, which he made amid the Falkirk candidacy fix row.

Fellow Labour MP Tom Watson earlier demanded Mr Murphy withdraw his claim that Unite had "well and truly overstepped the mark" with "external interference".

But, responding on Twitter after an internal inquiry cleared the union, Mr Murphy tweeted:

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