Primark: On The Rack

20 June 2008 - 6:24pm
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Posing as industry buyers in India, the programme's reporter Tom Heap and his team find some of India's poorest people working long, gruelling hours on Primark clothes in slum workshops and refugee camps far away from the Primark approved and inspected factories; breaking promises on child labour, working hours and wages.

The programme features War on Want's senior campaigns officer Simon McRae. A preview of the programme is below:

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Primark's direct response to the Panorama programme will be on the Panorama website after the programme airs on BBC1.

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