GMB backlash as Iceland boss plugs ambition to become MP during food hike debate

GMB backlash as Iceland boss plugs ambition to become MP during food hike debate

Later on in the interview, Richard spoke out about his plans to move from business into politics.

Richard explained: “Our democracy, our politics, is worse off if good people are dissuaded from it.”

“We have amazing people who are much better at running [Iceland] than me, so Iceland will be just fine,” he added. 

“It’s an itch I have got to scratch and it’s something I really want to do,” Richard, who lives in Cheshire, stressed.

Published at Tue, 24 Jan 2023 09:03:16 +0000