The comments made by Andy McDonald, the Shadow Employment Rights and Protections Secretary, on 1 April 2021.
The results of this investigation are extremely concerning. Safety must absolutely always come first – before delivery targets and before profit.
The success and competitiveness of a company cannot be built on the back of cutting safety standards, putting workers and the public at risk.
Amazon must urgently ensure that targets are set at a safe level and provide those drivers with basic employment rights and protections.