The Unite general secretary hits back after Labour announces the end of the "union join" scheme and suspends Unite candidate Karie Murphy from the party.
Privileges and patronage are wired into the party's institutions. Falkirk is merely the latest example.
Of the 14 Labour constituency parties placed under "special measures", just one, Falkirk West, was due to concerns over activity by Unite.
In a letter leaked to The Staggers, the Unite general secretary hits out over the Falkirk selection row.
If austerity is wrong and counter-productive when the Tories do it, it will be wrong and counter-productive whoever does it.
The one thing proven to improve the conditions and pay of workers across the board is trade unionism. Labour should do more to champion it.
Confronted by the Tories' cynical manoeuvres, Labour should defend union funding as the most open and democratic source of money in politics.
After allegations of mistreatment of disabled and agency workers, the government should consider asking Tesco to repay the generous grants it has received, says Conservative MP Robert Halfon.
Len McCluskey's union enters negotiations on a formal merger with the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association and more could follow.
Unite general secretary says Miliband will be "defeated" and "cast into the dustbin of history" if he gets "seduced" by "the Jim Murphys and the Douglas Alexanders".