Len McCluskey submits his resignation as General Secretary of Unite
Len McCluskey the General Secretary of Unite the Union submitted his resignation to the Unite Executive Council this afternoon. The resignation will take effect after the requisite notice period which means the resignation takes effect from 28th April 2017.
The General Secretary Election timetable will follow the Executive Council timetable.
Gail Cartmail the Assistant General Secretary of Unite the Union has been appointed as a temporary active General Secretary working alongside Len McCluskey.
Len McCluskey has declared he will stand as a candidate in the election.