Leicester should be 'klaxon warning' to councils

By Ann McGauran | 21 July 2020

The example of Leicester should be a ‘klaxon warning’ to councils that government ‘will not hesitate to scapegoat municipalities wherever and whenever it suits’, according to an academic.

Professor Jonathan Davies’ comments were made in response to Home Secretary Priti Patel’s declaration that Leicester City Council had failed to take enforcement action against garment factories because it feared being branded racist.

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