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Retailers fail to convince MPs over trade practices

Finance, Political

Major clothes retailers in the UK yesterday faced MPs demanding to know how selling low-cost items was sustainable. Boohoo, Misguided, Asos, Burberry and Marks & Spencer defended themselves against suggestions the consumption of “fast fashion” fuelled a throwaway culture, harmed the planet and risked the exploitation of workers. Labour MP Mary Creagh, chair of the Commons environmental audit committee, said after the hearing: “Evidence we heard today justifies our concerns that the current system allows fashion retailers to mark their own homework when it comes to workers’ rights, fair pay and sustainability.”

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