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'Scandalous' decision to use Big Ben repair firm who blacklist employees

'Scandalous' decision to use Big Ben repair firm who blacklist employees

MPs and a union have blasted the decision to award the contract to refurbish Big Ben to an employer linked to an historic blacklisting scandal – Mirror reports.

MP Chuka Ummuna and GMB Union slammed the decision to give the contract to construction giant Sir Robert McAlpine who were amongst the firms that had to pay out tens of millions of pounds to ‘blacklisted workers.’

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