take on illegal workers using false documents.
He said last year the immigration service had carried out 446 enforcement operations over illegal working, but added: “When there are 19 Chinese migrant workers drowning in Morecambe Bay, I tell you we are still not doing enough.”
Griffiths said chancellor Gordon Brown and the rest of the Treasury team were determined to tackle bogus self-employment.
Griffiths added that employers must be forced to take full responsibility for deaths on sites. He said: “I will not rest until not one person is killed in construction.”