Looks to Owl like Simon has been asking another of his “planted” questions in the House.
I thank my hon. Friend for the strength of the Government’s response to the moral bankruptcy that P&O Ferries demonstrated at the Select Committee last week, and I welcome the Government’s commitments to protect seafarers in the future. Does my hon. Friend agree that every step needs to be taken to ensure that seafarers are properly protected in the future?
Moral bankruptcy is precisely the point; my hon. Friend puts his finger on it. We are taking every step. We will come forward with a package. We want to make sure that we get this right and are keen to make sure that people are protected
Remember the government and Grant Shapps knew about the P&O sackings 24 hours in advance, but failed to intervene.
In October of last year, new laws preventing businesses from laying off staff and taking them back on with different – often worse – pay and terms were rejected by the government, on the instructions of Boris Johnson.
Which way did our indignant Simon Jupp vote then? – Owl