MP claims 10,000 Leicester workers in slavery conditions: report suggests UK number could be 10 TIMES higher

We should note ahead of this article that the form of slave labour being discussed is not like the chattel slavery on the past in which the slaves were the property of their owner, but a system of tied labour in which the employee is nominally free but it entirely controlled by the employer, often paid subsistence wages, unable to leave and look for better paid work in fairer conditions because the employers operate as a cartel and share information, including the names of people who try to escape the system, and feel they cannot complain to the authorities because they are told their status as illegal immigrants will result in imprisonment and deportation if the police or immigration agency become aware of them.

North West Leicestershire MP Andrew Bridgen (Conservative) told Sky News on Monday that the Leicester city government has failed in its duty to citizens by allowin thousands of workers in the city’s textile factories to be exploited by unscrupulous employers. As we reported yesterday they problem has been exacerbated by large numbers of illegal immigrants mainly from backward areas of Pakistan, India and Bangladesh being at the mercy of bosses because they live outside the British welfare system and being largely uneducated with poor literacy are unaware that they can get help from certain agencies.

On the same day as Bridgen dropped this bombshell at the feet of lefties who think the most important issue facing the nation right now is dealing with alleged crimes of people involved in the slave trade 200 years ago, a study conducted by the Centre for Social Justice and the anti-slavery charity Justice and Care today published its report which warns that the UK government’s job retention scheme for the duration of  the Covid-19 pandemic has served to exacerbate matters.

The report stated that the scheme had been “exploited by criminal networks, who have claimed furlough payments for victims of slavery who were forced to work within their businesses.”

The authors concluded that, after the data from the areas studied is extrapolated to the broader UK population, there will be at least 99,469 victims of slavery, in cases that are reported to police. However, this does not include the hidden majority of victims, who have yet to be identified.

The report also expressed the opinion that apart from the human cost, there is also the severe economic damage  this type of slavery brings by driving wages down for low paid workers who struggle to survive on the minimum wage in a high cost of living society such as the UK. In 2017, the UK government estimated that the financial cost of slavery to the country was up to £4.3 billion, based on figures ranging from 10,000 to 13,000 victims.

Multiply that figure by ten and the detrimental effect on the UK becomes significant. It is a result of leftist influenced politically correct thinking and virtue signalling by senior politicians of both Labour and Conservative governments over the past twenty years.

Although the problem of illegal immigrants working in the Leicester clothes manufacturing industry has been known of for years it has come to the forefront of news recently after Leicester became the first British city to be put into local lockdown when a spike in new coronavirus cases defied the national trend as restrictions were eased. The renewed outbreak was linked to garment factories in the city where people, mostly Asian women,) work in crowded and unhealthy conditions in rooms with inadequate ventilation.

Whistleblowers in the city’s textile industry say some factories almost doubled their staff numbers to handle online orders during the initial national lockdown – in some cases, with no social distancing measures in place. However, Leicester City Council said health officials had informed it that no evidence had been found to tie the increase in Covid-19 cases to the sites. This should be taken with a pinch of salt in view of the fact, reported yesterday, that police, the Health and Safety executive and the Department of Work and Pensions all turned a blind eye to violations of laws and regulations, fearing accusations of racism if action was taken to force ethnic -Asian factory owners to comply with British law.

(NB in the UK we are obliged to refer to people from the Indian sub continent, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan, as Asian because Pakistani and Bangladeshi Muslims object to being grouped with Hindus as Indian.)

Leicesters’s mayor, Sir Peter Soulsby, has strongly criticised the government’s handling of the lockdown, particularly the long delays in releasing available Covid-19 data.

Speaking on BBC Breakfast, Soulsby said on Monday, “It was clear from discussions we were having last week with them [the UK Department of Health] that they haven’t yet got a clue how on earth they’re going to measure what constitutes success in this.”

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Whitewash – picture source

Almost a month after Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777, flight MH370 mysteriously went missing without trace on a routine flight, after weeks of intensive searching turning up no sign of the huge aircraft or its two hundred plus passengers, suddenly we, the long suffering punters are being told that the case of disappeared aircraft has been solved.

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You just couldn’t make this shit up, I mean nobody would believe such a chain of events could happen, not even “long ago and far away in a galaxy on the other side of the universe”. Yes, even Star Wars fans would object to such a story line.

Never mind though, this unlikely scenario was made the basis for a search and rescue operation on an unprecedented scale, combing through over 30,000 nautical miles, involving 60 ships and 50 aircraft – all in an effort to find a clue, a lifejacket, a bit of polystyrene, a boxed set of Lost, a corpse riddled with American made machine gun bullets, that had been carried by currents from the proximity of Diego Garcia, where according to unofficial reports the aircraft was headed when radar contact ceased, anything that might enable the authorities to claim it was evidence that a Boeing 777 had crashed into the water in that area.

Earlier this week Malaysian authorities made the dramatic announcement that they had finally “found” the aircraft, without any “debris sighting” having proved positive. On cue, global mainstream media outlets ran continuous coverage on Monday March 24th of this week, showing stock footage of men looking rather intensely out the window of Royal Australian Air Force P-3 on a routine reconnaissance flight, at a trail of smoke hanging over the water. They failed to tell viewers this was merely a “smoke marker”, placed there (no doubt for the benefit of cameras) to mark the spot where “experts” guessed a mucky, whitish object sighted on a grainy satellite pictures might have actually been.

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Flight 370 The CIA Hoax: Gordon Duff

from PressTV

Today we are told that the fate of Flight 370 is known, not yet identified debris has been spotted in what is called “the Southern Indian Ocean,” perhaps more appropriately described as “north of Antarctica.”

We also know that the 777/200 is a “fly by wire” aircraft with controls in place that allow the CIA to remotely pilot the plan “in case of emergency.” We were able to verify the design and implementation of this system through Boeing, Raytheon and commercial pilots.

The descriptions today in the New York Times and other publications are purposefully inaccurate and contradictory. Their explanations of how commercial aircraft communicate and are tracked are fanciful at best, at worst “criminal.”

When Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 was reported as having crashed in the South China Sea, a massive cover up began yet no one will speak of it, nothing is written of it and its broad consequences are a subject of no investigation.

While people around the world were told the plane was “lost” or “crashed,” it was being monitored by NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) and its regional defense partners through secret systems installed in the plane.

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