Left-winger elected leader of UK transport union


LONDON, May 31 (Reuters) - Left-winger Tony Woodley was elected leader on Saturday of Britain's third-largest union, the Transport and General Workers (TGWU), a result likely to put further strain on relations between unions and the government. Woodley, 55, has spent most of his working life defending the interests of British car workers and was instrumental in saving jobs at the Rover car company. He replaces General Secretary Bill Morris who is retiring. Woodley has said he would ...

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