“For three and a half years, Rebecca Ames helped British Telecom customers to connect up to broadband services. She sat alongside BT staff doing the same job but received, she claims, barely half their pay.
Ames, 34, was one of an estimated 1.4 million workers in the United Kingdom on agency contracts. Their terms and conditions could be transformed if a backbench protest by Labour MPs succeeds today in forcing a private member’s bill through to committee stage.”
The Guardian, 22nd February 2008