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This Writer was out canvassing for the Labour Party in Builth Wells on Friday with one of our brightest young members when she had an encounter with a Conservative supporter as follows:

My friend asked the lady concerned which way she was likely to vote in the Welsh Assembly elections, and the gentlewoman replied that she couldn’t possibly vote Labour after what the unions did to the country. “That happened long before you were born,” she added.

I was reminded of the incident this evening when ‘Utopian Fireman’ tweeted the images accompanying this article. They explain why Tories hate unions, and why the UK needs them more than ever before.

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