Boohoo investors urged to oust Kamani and Lyttle over modern slavery scandal

Mahmud Kamani

Boohoo’s biggest shareholders have been urged to oust its chair and co-founder Mahmud Kamani and boss John Lyttle following a damning report into working conditions and pay in the warehouses of its Leicester suppliers.

Shadow health minister and MP for Leicester West Liz Kendall has written to investors Jupiter, Invesco and Baillie Gifford, according to the Daily Mail.

The letter encourages the firms to remove Kamani and Lyttle for their role in “allowing these appalling failures to take place”. 

It comes after an independent review led by Alison Levitt QC uncovered “many failings” in Boohoo’s work with garment manufacturers in the city.

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