London, UK. 7th August 2018. A councillor from the planning committee who had remained in his seat when the other councillors left also gives his support to the United Voices of the World cleaners who deserve to get a living wage. The UVW was angered by the withdrawal of a promise made earlier in the day to bring the cleaners at Kensington & Chelsea council back into direct employment and had decided to interrupt the public meeting, which was then suspended, with most councillors leaving and there was a short debate where a councillor and several members of the public spoke supporting the clea

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London, UK. 7th August 2018. A councillor from the planning committee who had remained in his seat when the other councillors left also gives his support to the United Voices of the World cleaners who deserve to get a living wage. The UVW was angered by the withdrawal of a promise made earlier in the day to bring the cleaners at Kensington & Chelsea council back into direct employment and had decided to interrupt the public meeting, which was then suspended, with most councillors leaving and there was a short debate where a councillor and several members of the public spoke supporting the cleaners; the protesters left after Councillor Catherine Faulks gave a promise to come with other councillors and discuss the claim with the cleaners at the picket the following morning. The cleaners are currently taking part in a three day coordinated strike calling for a living wage from Kensington & Chelsea council, the Ministry of Justice and hospitals and outpatient clinics in London run by Health Care America. Employed by outsourced contracting companies, they also demand proper sick pay, conditions of service comparable to directly employed workers and to be treated with proper dignity and respect by their managers and employers. Peter Marshall/Alamy Live News

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