BCC Chairman interviewed on national radio about the important role of cleaners

British Cleaning Council Chairman Paul Thrupp has been speaking on BBC radio about the important role the nation’s cleaners have during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Paul appeared twice on BBC 5 Live, first in an interview which went out on the evening of Wednesday 25 March in the Sarah Brett show. The next morning, he took part in the station’s Wake Up to Money show.

On Sarah Brett’s show, she focused on the tributes paid by Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn in Parliament to the ‘extraordinary’ role of cleaners, before going on to ask Paul about the work of cleaners, his reaction to the Parliamentary praise and whether all cleaners should be classed as essential key workers. You can hear the interview below:

On Wake Up to Money, Paul firstly spoke about the need for all cleaners to be classed as essential key workers and the importance of their work. Hear the first clip below:

Later on in show, Paul gave a longer, wide-ranging interview about how the cleaning sector and employees are reacting to the crisis. Hear that clip below:

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