Union leaders SLAM Labour NEC member’s proposal to break from unions

Union leaders have expressed shock at Momentum co-founder Christine Shawcroft’s call for breaking links between trade unions and the Labour Party.

GMB General Secretary Tim Roache was taken aback:

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis was also astounded:

Momentum have since distanced themselves from Shawcroft’s comments:

Update: Len McCluskey has now also weighed in: