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Hit out on 'forced labour'

The Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith has hit out at the Birmingham University graduate who won her Court of Appeal claim that she was forced to abandon volunteering at a museum to work for free at Poundland.

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Work Secretary criticises Poundland Grad's Court of Appeal win

Iain Duncan Smith talking today Credit: BBC

Iain Duncan Smith has today lashed out at Birmingham graduate Cait Reilly, who challenged having to work for free at a local Poundland store.

The Work and Pension Secretary has criticised graduates who consider themselves "too good" to stack supermarket shelves as he vowed not to back down after a flagship back-to-work scheme was ruled legally flawed.

Cait Reilly, 24, from Birmingham, won her Court of Appeal claim that required her to work for free at a Poundland discount store, which breached laws banning slavery and forced labour.

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