Richard Leonard has received the nominations of the following unions affiliated to the Labour Party: TSSA, ASLEF, Unite and USDAW.
USDAW’s announcement on Wednesday night makes it a quartet of supporting nominations, representing workers from a broad range of the Scottish economy.
Commenting on the latest nomination, Richard Leonard said: “I am delighted to win the support of USDAW, a union I have worked with to promote workers’ rights in Scotland’s retail, distribution and manufacturing industries for over 25 years.”
All unions affiliated to Scottish Labour are entitled to nominate a candidate. Details of how to become an affiliated supporter at no cost can be found here: https://scotlandsupport.labour.org.uk