Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day] — Zero-hours Contracts

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:16 pm on 16th October 2013.

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Photo of Guy Opperman Guy Opperman Conservative, Hexham 1:16 pm, 16th October 2013

To add to the list of contexts and sectors in which this type of contract is the norm and is welcome, let me cite rural Northumberland—represented by my right hon. Friend Sir Alan Beith as well as myself. Zero-hours contracts are in place there, and because of the nature of rural employment, neither of us have found anyone complaining about them.