AS WORLD leaders look for a way to repair a global economy deeply injured by the first wave of Coronavirus, we look this month at the struggle between the wealthy and the workers – and what has been said about it.
“The House of Lords – now with 830 members – is a feudal relic. You used to get there by helping the monarch kill people and steal land. Nowadays there’s no need for anything so ‘heroic’.”
Matt Wrack, General Secretary, Fire Brigades Union (FBU), speaking last month after Prime Minister Boris Johnson nominated 36 people to join the House of Lords