Leicester: A city fighting fast-fashion sweatshops

Leicester

It’s lunchtime in the heart of Leicester’s textile industry, Spinney Hills. Two women are smoking outside a derelict-looking factory building.

One says she is Bulgarian, working as a seamstress, and that she is being paid £6 an hour. The national minimum wage for over-25-year-olds is £8.21 an hour.

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