Leicester MP launches fresh attack on Boohoo bosses and investors

Leicester

A Leicester MP has launched a fresh attack on Boohoo’s bosses and investors, renewing calls for chief executive John Lyttle and executive chair Mahmud Kamani to step down amid a modern slavery scandal.

Liz Kendall, MP for Leicester West, labelled the discovery of poor working conditions within Boohoo’s Leicester supply chain earlier this year as “one of the worst environmental, social and corporate governance scandals in modern UK history”.

The etailer’s share price plummeted during the summer following revelations that workers at some of the Leicester warehouses that supply it with products were being paid as little as £3.50 per hour.

Boohoo has pledged to shore up its supply chain following an independent review of its operations by Alison Levitt QC.

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