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Three years ago Peter Doyle the Regional Officer for UNISON in Carlisle pulled off a huge victory in terms of Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value worth potentially £340 million. The amount was so big partly because the case had dragged on for years and also because the extent to which the 1,500 women had been underpaid. Trade union struggles are often complex and difficult. They are made even more difficult by the union bureaucracy cuddling up to the labour leadership, instead of representing the members.