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Will Thomas Cook Airline Operation Resume Again?


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(The Scotsman):#Thomas #Cook workers 'stabbed in the back' with thousands to lose their jobs : Thomas Cook workers have been "stabbed in the back" over the company's collapse, with thousands now losing their jobs.

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"That they would rather hang our members out to dry instead of rescuing Thomas Cook is shameful and wrong-headed.

"There remains the question of repatriating 150,000 British holidaymakers and the cost to the public purse of doing so. You don't have to be a mathematical genius to know it would have been cheaper and more cost effective to save what is a cornerstone of the British high street.

"Our union is still urgently seeking meetings with Government to discuss exactly what happens next and will not give up the fight for jobs, but clearly Tory ministers should hang their heads in shame over their inaction."

Mr Cortes said: "The Business Secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has said she wants an urgent inquiry into the collapse of the firm but the scope of that must include the Government's response, or lack of response.