But what are the details of the deal?
The contract with Showsec was halted because the company did not recognise trade unions – but do we have any information to show that OCS is any better?
Also, it seems Labour MPs – particularly those supporting Owen Smith (because the NEC has been criticised for pro-Smith bias?) have been publicly congratulating the National Executive Committee for sorting out this issue.
Comrades: You are congratulating people for doing their job properly. It’s nice – but do you do that to anybody else?
The Labour Party has signed up a company to provide security at its annual conference meaning the event will go ahead as planned.
It follows a stand-off between the GMB union and another security company, Showsec, over union recognition, which threatened to derail the event.
Labour’s General Secretary Iain McNicol announced the party had signed a deal with OCS Group.
The firm is the existing supplier of security at the Liverpool ACC venue.
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