Lies, Scams and Criminality

Conservatives fail to intervene in P&O Ferries scandal

Ministers threatened criminal and civil proceedings against P&O Ferries after the shamed firm sacked 800 seafarers with no notice, including over a Zoom call. But they were accused of not doing enough to stop the behaviour – voting against Labour MP Barry Gardiner’s crackdown on ‘fire and rehire’, and only legislating afterwards to close loopholes on the minimum wage at sea.