A poll carried out by Populus this time last year shows that the majority of Unite's membership are actually NOT supporters of the Labour party. So why are Unite donating so much of their members' money to Labour? Here are some fascinating results from the poll:
66% of Unite members would not vote Labour if a General Election was called todaySo I ask again: why are Unite donating their members money to the Labour party? Hardly democratic is it?
Only 32% of Unite members believe that the Labour party share their values
Only 25% of Unite members believe that the Labour party leadership is honest and principled
Only 30% of Unite members believe that the Labour party leadership is competent and capable
Only 27% of Unite members believe that Gordon Brown is the right person to lead Britain forward after the next general election (Cameron 37%)
58% of Unite members think that Gordon Brown is bad for them and their families
58% of Unite members think that Gordon Brown is not up to the job of being Prime Minister
Only 36% of Unite members believe that it was right for the union to donate £500,000 to Labour in the last three months.
Only 31% of Unite members believe that it is right for the union to donate any further large donations to the Labour party.
59% of Unite members describe themselves as “moving away from the Labour party”
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