Labour deputy leader dodges question on national radio
Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner repeatedly refused to say that the Labour party was opposed to zero-hours contracts – a mean by which employers exploit millions of people in the UK – let alone that it would abolish them if in government, during a Radio 4 interview today.
Rayner was pressed by the interviewer to say whether Labour was against the exploitative contracts in principle, or would even make them illegal. But Rayner shuffled around the questions, making a mockery of Labour’s supposed new campaign ‘to make Britain the best place to work’ – even though she herself raised the poverty, uncertainty and insecurity zero-hours contracts cause:
But the biggest mockery, of course, is Labour’s announcement of ninety redundancies while it is hiring temporary staff on insecure contracts to pursue Starmer’s war on the party’s members.
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