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P&O admits to paying new ferry workers below UK minimum wage

Most seafarers replacing the 800 workers sacked by P&O Ferries are being paid below the UK’s national minimum wage, the boss of the company has admitted. P&O Chief executive Peter Hebblethwaite faced questions from Darren Jones MP, chair of the business committee, and Andy McDonald MP, business committee member. Mick Lynch, general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT), also spoke out against about P&O's actions.

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