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Labour leader savaged by trade union boss

Mar 04, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THE leader of one of Scotland's biggest trade unions has delivered a scathing assessment of Richard Leonard's leadership of Scottish Labour, describing it as a "recipe for failure".

Gary Smith, Scottish secretary of the GMB union, said the party was not a government-in-waiting and accused Mr Leonard of failing on Brexit and being weak on anti-Semitism. He also criticised Labour for not fully supporting a second EU referendum, claiming it had "nothing coherent or clear to say on the big iss...