ref date:15 Apr 1999 (HEA)
Labour union chief resigns and slams Blair in process
the chief of UNISON the public sector union has quit his post and published
a damaging letter highlighting how Blairs Labour party is treating the Scots
elderly, sick and poor as badly as the Tories ever did.
Alex Salmond, said: "Mark Irvine (the Unison leader in question) is speaking for a large number of Labour activists whose
loyalty has been pushed beyond breaking point by the rightward drift of new Labour on to a Tory policy
Any yet stupid Scottish labour voters keep waving that union flag whilst they wallow in London created and maintained poverty.