Documents link British brands to Bangladesh factory

The deputy manager of the factory where nine garment workers were killed last night has told ITV News that six British high street brands used Aswad Composite Mills.

H&M appeared on a document at the factory in Bangladesh where nine people were killed in a fatal fire. Credit: ITV News/Jess Brammar

Molla Boadnuzzamah listed Next, Primark, George, Gap, H&M, and Morrisons as customers who were using the factory. Other workers we spoke to independently also gave the names, aside from Morrisons.

Files labelled Primark were found at the factory which was gutted in a fatal fire. Credit: ITV News/Jess Brammar

ITV news has also photographed documents and files still in the factory showing some of the names including George, H&M, Gap and Primark.

George at Asda was linked to the factory after files labelled with the brand were found. Credit: ITV News/Jess Brammar

ITV News has contacted all of the companies concerned and are waiting for them to respond.

H&M however confirmed that they have an indirect relationship with the factory.

Read their full statement here.

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UK brands linked to factory fire

The deputy manager of the factory where nine garment workers were killed last night has told ITV News that six British high street brands used Aswad Composite Mills. They are: Next, Primark, George, Gap, H&M, and Morrisons.