“A jingoism about British jobs for British workers”

Norman Rose on the Tesco immigration scandal.

"It's part of a current jingoism that's going around about British jobs for British workers."

Norman Rose, executive director of the Recruitment Society, criticises Chris Bryant’s controversial claims that Next and Tesco favoured Eastern European workers over British employees because they are cheaper.
 

According to Chris Bryant, Tesco favoured Eastern European workers over British employees. Photograph: Getty Images

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia

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The Deep Dive podcast: Mandates and Manifestos

The New Statesman's Deep Dive podcast.

Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood return for another episode of the Deep Dive. This time they're plunging into the murky world of election promises with Catherine Haddon, resident historian at the Institute of Government. Together they explore what an electoral mandate means, what a manifesto is for, and why we can't sue the government when they fail to keep their promises.

Plus: Rant or Rave? Find out which podcasts have had our hosts on tenterhooks.

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