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We are told by sources close to Len and Gerard Coyne that Len McCluskey has won re-election as Unite General Secretary.
Sources say the result was as follows:
Len McCluskey around 58,000 votes and 46%
Gerard Coyne around 52,000 votes and 41%
Ian Allison around 17,000 votes and 13%
There were around 127,000 votes from 1,006,000 voters with an overall turnout of 12%.
After this article as published Unite announced the official results Len 59,067, Gerard 53,544, Ian Allison 17,143