Here’s a sign of the times. Last year, cheapo fashion chain Primark got it’s knuckles rapped for buying goods made by child labour in Indian sweatshops. As a result of the row, Primark dropped its contractors like hot potatoes.
But now it is being accused, again by the BBC, of buying clothes manufactured in dirty and dangerous factories by workers being paid starvation wages. This time, though, the sweatshops are in Manchester.
Why go to India when you can find Pakistanis, Indians and Afghans to work for sod all in northern England?
The full report is on News at Ten tonight.