Labour MP: Jubilee stewards left by roadside at 3am in London

Shadow Foreign Minister Kerry McCarthy has tweeted that a group of long-term unemployed jobseekers were forced to bring their own tents to the capital and left to "sleep" under London Bridge.

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Just been on phone to one of the jubilee stewards. They had to bring their own tents and sleeping bags, but too cold and wet to sleep.

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Arrived in London 3am, left by roadside, eventually taken to London Bridge to 'sleep' but had to start work 5am/5.30am.

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Were told by Close Protection they'd get £450 for their work, then Tomorrow's People said it was 'work experience', unpaid.

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Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

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