Taylor Review

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:47 pm on 7th February 2018.

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Photo of Liz Twist Liz Twist Labour, Blaydon 12:47 pm, 7th February 2018

The general secretary of the TUC, Frances O’Grady, has said that these measures will do nothing to tackle the problem of what she describes as

“the hire and fire culture of zero-hours contracts or sham self-employment.”

I know my constituents in Blaydon, many of whom work in the gig economy, will be disappointed that the Government have not taken a more dynamic and firm approach in tackling such basic rights and are putting this out for a further period of consultation.