Corbyn humiliates Johnson over Greggs bonus – that might as well be a donation to the government

Remember the £300 bonus Greggs bakery was offering to staff?

The one that Ally Fogg on Twitter said might as well be a £7 million donation to the Treasury because most employees are on Universal Credit and the system will claw back the cash?

Jeremy Corbyn does.

Having researched the issue, he has worked out that most workers will retain only £75 – a quarter of the bonus. The rest will go to the Treasury.

So he took Boris Johnson to task over it in Prime Minister’s Questions on January 22:

All he got back – all we got – was more bluster and bumbling from an amateur politician who doesn’t know what he’s talking about.

It’s clear that the only people taking home more of our workers’ pay are in the Tory government.

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  1. Jeffrey Davies January 23, 2020 at 7:31 am - Reply

    There we had a leader destroyed by the media

  2. Tony January 23, 2020 at 12:44 pm - Reply

    He was very good.

    The media campaign continues. The Observer said he was very unpopular without mentioning its 4 and a half years of vilification.

    Reminded me of the story of the child that kills its parents and then asks for pity as it is an orphan.

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