This week Jon Cruddas MP was one of over 100 MPs that co-signed a letter to the Prime Minister urging action on the ‘unscrupulous contract changes’ announced by Sainsbury’s in March. The changes being proposed would see some employees receive a welcome pay rise, whilst 10 per cent of staff would suffer a staggering loss in wages of up to £3,000 per year.

It was recently announced that cuts to crossing attendants and green waste staff in the borough would be implemented over the coming months. Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham & Rainham has come out against the cuts and will be contacting Barking and Dagenham Council regarding any future decisions.