Film courtesy of Channel 4 'Dispatches' You can also view the movie here (large file)Incredibly the affair reveals that General Secretary candidate Les Bayliss was arrested by the Fraud Squad (paragraph 8) and investigated by the police for 2 years (although never charged) and that the union, under Bayliss's direction, was handing out £1/4million pounds every year to just 3 charities.
As a result of the gaff being blown, General Secretary Simpson reported that Bayliss would no longer become a trustee of the union's charity.
Our union has a turnover of £134 million. You can vote for Les Bayliss to run our union if you want from 25th October to 19th November. Read the full story with all documentation on www.lesbayliss.com.