Labour launches inquiry into effect of ROBOTS in the workplace
Labour is to launch an inquiry into the impact robots and other forms of automation will have in the workplace.
It follows warnings from some experts that increased automation could have a revolutionary effect on the economy - and wipe out huge numbers of jobs.
While robots have been used in factories to replace some workers, improvements in technology mean traditionally middle-class jobs such as those in the legal profession may also be at risk in the future.
Labour’s Deputy Leader Tom Watson, MP for West Bromwich East, will tell the Labour conference in Liverpool that he is setting up a... read more