Factory workers denied £27m in wages since July, BRC warns

Empty clothes factory

Tens of thousands of factory workers have been denied £27m in wages since July, the British Retail Consortium has warned, as it increases pressure on the home secretary to respond.

The industry group and Dr Lisa Cameron, chair of the all-party parliamentary group for textiles and fashion, have written to Priti Patel to demand action and ensure that garment factory workers are not exploited. 

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