Keir Starmer recalls father’s life as factory worker in TUC speech

Labour leader says his party will offer clear differences from Tories on workplace rights

Keir Starmer has told how his father worked 13-hour days on a factory floor to support his family and still felt “looked down on”, as he pledged to overhaul workers’ rights including a £10 minimum wage and an end to zero-hours contracts.

, Keir Starmer recalls father’s life as factory worker in TUC speech, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

In his speech to the TUC conference, the Labour leader said his party would offer a clear contrast with the Conservatives’ offer to workers, highlighting the government’s national insurance rise, pay freezes for key workers and the universal credit cut.

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