When she founded Whistles, former Topshop executive Jane Shepherdson vowed: ‘Customers cannot keep buying cheap clothes and not ask where they come from’ – as ‘someone somewhere down the line is paying’.Last night, a spokesman for Nick Clegg said the Deputy Prime Minister had not known where the shirts were made.However the company acknowledged: ‘We will require time to thoroughly investigate the allegations with the factory and our lawyers in great detail.CMT is one of the largest suppliers to many high street brands, including the Arcadia group [owner of Topshop and Burton].Whistles, whose customers include the Duchess of Cambridge, is selling the T-shirts in aid of women’s activism group The Fawcett Society – which receives all profits. Deputy Labour Leader Harriet Harman wore a shirt carrying the slogan on the front bench of the Commons during Prime Minister’s Questions last week, while the Labour and Liberal Democrat leaders proudly posed for photographs in Elle’s ‘feminism issue’ in the T-shirts. They are paid a pittance and any money they do receive they send back home.‘They work very long hours and have no lives other than their work.Fayzal Ally Beegun, president of the International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers Union said: ‘The workers in this factory are treated very poorly and the fact that politicians in England are making a statement using these sweatshop T-shirts is appalling.‘It would take a woman working in the factory nearly two weeks just to buy one shirt. They are on four-year contracts that mean they don’t get to see their families in that time.However, as a charity that campaigns on issues of women’s economic equality, we take these allegations extremely seriously and will do our utmost to investigate them.'If any concrete and verifiable evidence of mistreatment of the garment producers emerges, we will require Whistles to withdraw the range with immediate effect and donate part of the profits to an ethical trading campaigning body.'Whilst we wish to apologise to all those concerned who may have experienced adverse conditions, we remain confident that we took every practicable and reasonable step to ensure that the range would be ethically produced and await a fuller understanding of the circumstances under which the garments were produced.'But a spokesman later promised: ‘We place a high priority on environmental, social and ethical issues.
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