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McDonnell promises a four-day week for same pay

Sep 24, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

BRITISH workers will have the shortest hours in Europe under a Labour government, John McDonnell indicated yesterday as he committed the party to up to £90billion of spending pledges.

Business leaders last night accused the shadow chancellor of "hanging a 'closed' sign on the door" of the UK economy after he pledged to reduce the working week to 32 hours within a decade of Labour taking power.

The plans would transform Britain from the longest to the shortest working hours in Europe...