In a major speech today Brexiteer Boris Johnson is to set out his stall and vision for the country, including a crucial intervention on mass migration which he will point out has led to corporation holding down wages.
Speaking today at the HQ of JCB, the company of Leave donor and businessman Anthony Bamford, Boris is expected to say: “Yes (Brexit) was about democracy… but that vote, was also triggered by a feeling that in some way the people of this country has been drifting too far apart and in areas where we need to come together.
“We all know about boardroom pay and the huge expansion in the last 25 years of the gap between the remuneration of FTSE 100 CEOs and the average workers in their firms.
“We know one of the ways big corporations have held wages down is that they have had access to unlimited pools of labour from other countries.”
It is a fact that since the number of EU workers in the UK has fallen slightly, wages have increased at the