[Image: Getty Images.]

[Image: Getty Images.]

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.

Source: Labour signs deal with conference security firm – BBC News


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