Anas Sarwar: Labour would change law to avoid repeat of P&O sackings

A Labour Government would change employment law “on day one” to avoid a repeat of the mass sacking of P&O Ferries seafarers, Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar has said. The company prompted outrage last month by sacking 800 seafarers, before replacing them with cheaper agency staff. Speaking to the STUC Congress in Aberdeen, Anas Sarwar said his party would immediately change regulations to ensure such a sacking could not happen again.

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