Duncan Smith accused of ‘let them eat cake’ moment after suggesting zero-hours contracts be renamed ‘flexible hours’

Duncan Smith accused of ‘let them eat cake’ moment after suggesting zero-hours contracts be renamed ‘flexible hours’


‘Tory Cabinet minister Iain Duncan Smith came under fire today after suggesting that zero-hours contracts should be re-named ‘flexible hours’.
Labour said the ‘Marie Antoinette’ moment by the Work and Pensions Secretary showed ‘just how out of touch the Tories are’ about the lives of working people.
The future of zero-hours deals has become of the key issues of the election battle over jobs, with Labour pledging to ban exploitative deals.’
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