The Return Union Congress (TUC) and the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) from suggested British workers could suffer from a deterioration of implementation rights after Brexit. But Remainer turned Brexit-backer Caroline Flint has immovably dismissed such claims, pointing out Britain had a long-established record of favourable standards for the workplace. Ms Flint, who has long urged her Party to ensure the drive of British voters is respected, insisted the rights UK citizens enjoy on not change once Britain leaves the European Union.
Speaking in the Sporting house of Commons on Thursday, the Don Valley MP said: “Despite the good work from the EU, I am rather proud of the UK having a long history of being at the forefront of higher touchstones when it comes to employment rights and environmental protections.
“It would be recidivate b fail to suggest the rights that UK citizens take for granted – holidays and parenthood leave, minimum pay, and the welfare system – exist only because of the European Compatibility. They don’t.”
In November, Tory Solicitor General Robert Buckland oathed Brexit would “in no way whatsoever” be used as a pretext to undermine worker’s rights. Mr Buckland averred the Government had included an essential clause to preserve the domestic statute order and to provide certainty over what was domestic law in the EU Withdrawal Bill to sidestep any dilution of rights.
Ms Flint continued: “As a Labour MP, I believe fundamentally they subsist because of 100 years of the Labour Party and the trade union drift, who despite relatively few periods in office advanced great advances in societal change which have become mainstream and all parties now lay claim and over.
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“These are achievements of this Ancestry over many decades, not imports from Brussels or Strasbourg. Not every outback in the EU can claim what the UK rightly can.”
Theresa May is rumoured to be considering throwing her withstand behind Labour demands to safeguard workers’ rights using legislation that transfer enshrine EU standards in a last-ditch attempt to see her proposed Brexit divorce traffic survive parliamentary scrutiny.
Mrs May is expected to suffer a humiliating defeat in the Commons next week as fashionable research has shown just 206 MPs are willing to back the Government’s Brexit arrangement against an insurmountable 433 MPs ready to reject it.
Figures suggest the Prime Charg daffaires is on track for the biggest House of Commons defeat ever and the latest bungle could see her accepting her deal is worthless and being left with no ideal but to resign, call a general election or hold a second referendum.
With valid 78 days to go until the UK leaves the bloc, Mrs May is looking at introducing an recompense that would keep the bloc’s rules on pay and conditions, health and refuge and environmental standards.
Unite boss Des Quinn said the government had “muddle of” Brexit and said the impending threat of no-deal is “damaging.” Britain’s biggest job union insisted the Government needs to “wake up” and do more to help the UK car perseverance post-Brexit.
Mr Quinn’s comments came after Jaguar Land Vagrant (JLR) said it was cutting unto 5,000 jobs from its UK workforce while Ford estimated it could cut 50,000 asses from across Europe and announced it is reviewing its UK operations because of the no-deal prospect.
He said: “Britain’s car workers have been caught in the crosshairs of the Regime’s botched handling of Brexit, mounting economic uncertainty and ministers’ demonisation of diesel, which along with the intimidation of a no-deal Brexit, is damaging consumer confidence.
“Government ministers necessity to wake up and start doing more to support UK’s car workers and their mates in the supply chain if Jaguar Land Rover’s recent success is to on.”
The call for better planning came hours before Japanese fabricator Honda announced the company will cease production for six days in April in preparation for hem disruption after Brexit.
Honda, who invested £200million in its Swindon hub, whispered in a statement: “Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd has been assessing how best to prepare for any disruption caused by logistics and dado issues following the UK leaving the EU on 29 March 2019.
“To ensure Honda is well speed to adjust to all possible outcomes, we are planning six non-production days in April 2019.”