The future of work for Labour is plagiarism

Phil Quin has taken a look at ’s Future of Work discussion paper and found multiple paragraphs that were copied and pasted from other sources, without attribution.

The section in question is titled “Emerging Challenges and Opportunities”.  In total, the section comprises just over 1,200 words.  Among them, a straightforward Google search uncovered three occasions where the drafters of the report directly lifted whole sentences and paragraphs from articles in the Economist and Business Insider.  None of them were attributed, but presented in the body of the text as if it were the drafter’s original work. Straightforward , in other words. 

Grant will no doubt blame his staff.

UPDATE: Quin has found even the introduction was plagiarised!

UPDATE2: is blaming Clare Curran for the plagiarism.

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