The teaching union behind impending strikes spends tens of thousands of pounds sending delegates to Cuba and the West Bank, the Daily Mail can reveal.
The National Education Union (NEU) routinely sends dozens of members to territories with poor human rights records on ‘solidarity’ trips.
They include the West Bank, an Israeli-occupied territory partially administered by Palestinian authorities, and communist Cuba, whose government is accused of human rights abuses against its people.
The union forks out as much as £1,000 per person for members to take part in the ‘trips of solidarity’, with the NEU’s own supporters even questioning the visits and calling for them to stop.
The National Education Union (NEU) routinely sends dozens of members to territories with poor human rights records on ‘solidarity’ trips
Some of the NEU’s senior leaders are hard-Left supporters of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn – a man who once referred to Hamas as ‘friends’.
Corbynites within its ranks…