Modern slavery accusations re-surface among textile workers in Leicester

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Staff in textile factories in Leicester have told Sky News’ Becky Johnson that they were forced to give some of their pay back as cash after they were paid.

Their employer said that they could not afford to pay the workers the minimum wage, according to those who spoke to Sky News.

There has been a tightening of policy from fashion brands after a year-long investigation of up to 300 factories in the city.

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