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London Fashion Week retailers still exploiting workers, says charity

Author: Ekklesia, Published on: 25 February 2010

As London Fashion Week drew to a close yesterday…campaigners said that overseas garment workers are exploited to produce clothes for British high street stores. The anti-poverty charity, War on Want, has emphasised the message throughout the Week…"While…retailers celebrate their London Fashion Week show, they are shamed by people making their clothes who struggle to survive on poverty pay,” said Simon McRae, Senior Campaigns Officer at War on Want. He added, “High street retailers are failing to ensure a living wage for their overseas garment workers. [refers to French Connection, River Island (part of Lewis Trust), Marks & Spencer, Miss Selfridge, Tesco]

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Related companies: Arcadia Group French Connection Marks & Spencer River Island (part of Lewis Trust) Tesco