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Some UK domestic workers 'earning 50p an hour'

Some foreign domestic workers in the UK are being subjected to physical and verbal abuse and the withdrawal of basic rights, an investigation for ITV's Exposure programme has found.

As politicians discuss a new law on what it calls modern slavery, ITV News presenter Julie Etchingham today spoke of some shocking stories that were uncovered during filming of tonight's programme.

She said that while some victims were forced to work up to 18 hours a day for as little as 50p an hour, for others it was even worse.

"We spoke to women who had their passports withheld, who slept on a mat on the kitchen floor, were physically and verbally abused by their employers and their employers' children," she told Good Morning Britain.

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