Sam Bowman's criticizes Ed Miliband's remarks on 'slave wages' in CityAM

Deputy Director of the Adam Smith Institute, Sam Bowman, was quoted in CityAM criticizing Ed Miliband's remarks on "businesses recruiting at slave wages."

Sam Bowman, deputy director of the Adam Smith Institute, added:

We already have rules that prevent businesses from hiring workers of any nationality at "slave wages" and protect health and safety standards in the workplace, so what Ed Miliband is proposing is either meaningless or code for rules that disadvantage foreign workers to protect British workers. Rules that make it costlier for British firms to hire foreign workers will increase costs for consumers and reduce British firms’ efficiency.

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