G4S, Sony and Travis Perkins found using prison labour
G4S, Travis Perkins and Sony DADC, a UK subsidiary of Sony Corporation have all been found to be using prison labour.
The information was gleaned from the National Offender Management Service's One3One Solutions prison industry commercial contracts list. The list included contracts with G4S Care and Justice Services (UK) - one with Coldingley Prison worth £2,949 for the manufacture of signs, and one with Featherstone prison worth £619, also for the manufacture of signs. There was also a contract between Ford prison and Sony DADC UK Ltd, worth £219, for recycling media products, and a contract between Travis Perkins plc and Ford prison, worth £63,150, for repairing plant hire products. The information, which was for the period April 2011 to March 2012, was downloaded from the website www.justice.gov.uk.
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