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General election 2015: The ten biggest scalps of election night

The national picture has produced a surprising national result, but the last few hours have been equally shocking for the large number of big names whose political careers have been unceremoniously halted. Here's our view of the top ten.

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  • Unite: Open letter to Ed Davey about tanker driver dispute

    Britain’s largest union, Unite, has today (Tuesday, 27 March) urged Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, to intervene in the tanker driver dispute over minimum standards and growing instability in the oil industry. Read the letter here.

  • Unite warning over Post Office mutualisation

    Unite the union which represents managers at Royal Mail has warned (Monday 19 September) that Ed Davey's (Liberal Democrat Minister for Postal Affairs) consultation on the proposed mutualisation of the Post Office is a recipe for disaster.

  • Uncertainty over wind impacts on all energy sources and could cost jobs, says IET

    Dr Tony Whitehead, Director of Policy at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), said: “The large investment and long timescales involved in all types of energy generation need consistent, long-term energy policies. Short-term uncertainty around UK energy policy, as we have seen in the last couple of days, is very unhelpful and has the potential to result in increased prices for consumers and delay much-needed investment in all forms of energy infrastructure. It can also stop investment in new UK jobs.

  • NUT: Ed Miliband at TUC Congress

    Commenting on remarks made by Ed Miliband on public sector pension reform during his Question & Answer session at TUC Congress, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said this:

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