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UK retailers explain what they are doing to improve conditions for child workers in India, plus the leaseholders unhappy with government-backed Flood Re insurance scheme.

In Rahul Tandon's final report from India for You & Yours, he is joined by John Lewis' head of corporate responsibility to examine it's cotton supply chain.

Leaseholders explain why they feel short changed by the Government-backed Flood Re scheme that is to be introduced next summer.

And prisoners serving life sentences at Durham Jail are being rewarded for good behaviour by being allowed to keep budgerigars in their cells. The former world's strongest man, Geoff Capes tells us what made him fall for the birds.

Presented by Winifred Robinson
Produced by Natalie Donovan.

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56 minutes

Chapters

  • Flood Re

    Discussion about how leaseholders won't be covered in Flood Re

    Duration: 07:38

  • Budgies

    The Daily Mail has reported that prisoners at Durham Jail are allowed to keeping budgies.

    Duration: 02:25

  • Letting Agents

    We report on lettings agents charging people fees but not finding them a flat.

    Duration: 04:25

  • Indian Cotton

    Rahul Tandon joins John Lewis to find out how it's tracing the cotton it buys from India.

    Duration: 28:23

  • Bitcoins

    Bitcoins hit the high street with the first bitcoin cash machine coming to London soon

    Duration: 03:49

  • Green Deal Cashback

    There is more money available for people who insulate and replace their boilers.

    Duration: 05:18

  • Budgie roundup

    Your emails about budgies

    Duration: 02:16

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