Bectu members have voted to keep the union's ties with the Labour party following the first ballot of its kind by a British union. On a high turnout of 30.7%, 72.8% of members voted to keep the link with Labour - heeding advice from the union's executive - with 27.2% voting against. The vote was called following a resolution passed at the union's conference earlier this year.

Bectu members have voted to keep the union's ties with the Labour party following the first ballot of its kind by a British union. On a high turnout of 30.7%, 72.8% of members voted to keep the link with Labour - heeding advice from the union's executive - with 27.2% voting against. The vote was called following a resolution passed at the union's conference earlier this year.

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