Video: Beckett pledges to support every worker, every strike – and points to his track record to prove it

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Unite’s assistant general secretary Howard Beckett, who is standing for selection as the United Left’s candidate for the union’s next general secretary election, has made a powerful promise to its more than a million members – and has pointed to his track record to prove his point:

Beckett has also received a string of video endorsements from senior union figures, local organisers and its grassroots members – including, dramatically, from Unite legend and former Labour general secretary Jennie Formby (video) – testifying to the part he has played in defending jobs and pay, as well as in promoting and encouraging members.

The United Left hustings and vote take place on Saturday.

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