MP advertises for 'unpaid intern' hours before policy overhaul

MP advertises for 'unpaid intern' hours before policy overhaul

A Government Minister has advertised a position for an unpaid internship just hours before the government published its plan to tackle unfair working practises – The Guardian reports.

Housing Minister Dominic Raab advertised for the role on the W4MP website. It is currently the only position advertised by a sitting MP that is unpaid.

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Comments (3)

  • Andrew D
    Andrew D
    Thu, 8 Feb 2018 1:13pm GMT
    What can I say?
    Yes .. Doh!
  • Boris
    Thu, 8 Feb 2018 12:41pm GMT
    Why are people so surprised by this? Unfortunately hundreds of young people are duped into unpaid "internships" so that employers can get free labor. I am not confident in Mrs May's announcements will make any difference at all. It sounds like, despite her tough talk, she's taken the typical Conservative approach of ensuring the poor stay poor and the rich get to use unpaid workers and treat them like rubbish.
  • Rebecca
    Thu, 8 Feb 2018 12:35pm GMT
    As Homer would say... "Doh!"