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Knitwear workers' low pay trap


The BBC's undercover reporter worked in the TNS Knitwear Ltd factory in Manchester, which supplies some knitwear to Primark.

Here, some of her fellow workers are caught on her secret recording, describing what goes on in the factory - and some admit they are working illegally.

TNS Knitwear Ltd insists that all the allegations made in the BBC's filming are untrue and claims that some were fabricated.

Primark says it is "extremely concerned about the very serious allegations" and is "conducting its own investigation".

"Primark had TNS independently audited on 28th April and 10th December 2008 and had a strict... programme in place in relation to identified breaches of its Code of Conduct."


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