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Election 2015: Trader on Labour's zero hours contract policy

Labour's bid to clamp down on "exploitative" zero hours contracts was an "absolutely appalling suggestion", said a Yorkshire businesswoman.

Lorraine Turner, who runs Yes Direct Mail Limited and employs six people, spoke to Jo Coburn on the Daily Politics.

She said the firm needed flexibility from its staff, as it worked to tight margins, with no money to pay for staff when there was no work for them.

A Labour government would give employees the right to a normal contract after working 12 weeks of regular hours.

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