Labour will always protect the NHS

Dear Sir, — Most of us need to work to put food on the table. And yet workers’ rights have diminished before our eyes. Low pay, part-time roles, often without sick pay have become normalised, with shift patterns changing from week to week making a second job impossible. The reality of the gig economy and zero hours contracts has meant that with fluctuating monthly pay, people cannot get mortgages, rent or get a bank loan. You may sometimes hear that “Labour doesn’t represent the working class any more”. Says who? The billionaire editors of the right wing Press? Don’t fall for it. Labour will ban zero hour contracts and strengthen workers’ rights, which will benefit all workers.

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