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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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Unite member: Falkirk 'embarrassment' for Miliband

Unite member Brian Capaloff, who is on the Labour party executive in Falkirk, has called for the original internal report of the inquiry to be published. He told the BBC'S Radio 4 Today that Labour leader Ed Miliband had caused himself "a complete embarrassment".

Ed Miliband was pushed into making a decision in order to demonstrate that the unions weren't in control and he made completely the wrong call.

It's a complete embarrassment, completely of his own making.

I am of the belief that those allegations were withdrawn because they were unfounded in the first place or because there were suspicions about their submission.

– Unite member and Labour party executive in Falkirk Brian Capaloff

He wrote on Twitter that it was a "joke" that the constituency would remain in special measures, which was simply "a means to impose their own shortlist &, in effect, own candidate on us".

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