Ex-prisoners and asylum seekers ‘should fill UK’s staff shortages’
The Metro says Offenders serving community sentences should be offered paid work to help plug the UK’s labour shortage, the new Justice Secretary has said.
Dominic Raab suggested companies hiring them could help address the country’s lack of HGV drivers and might reduce the chance of re-offending.
The trucker shortage is causing chaos at petrol stations as deliveries aren’t being made quickly enough – leading to panic buying and fighting on the forecourts.
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