More Comet job losses

Staff at stricken electricals chain Comet have been dealt a pre-Christmas blow after administrators announced a further 125 stores will close along with a distribution centre at Harlow in Essex.

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Comet job losses in Harlow raised in Parliament

Administrators for electrical retailer Comet have announced the company's distribution centre in Harlow in Essex will close this Friday. Deloitte also say a further 125 Comet stores are set to close although that process may be delayed if a suitable buyer emerges.

Harlow MP Rob Halfon says the closure of the Harlow distribution centre means 80 home delivery staff have lost their jobs and a further 65 transport and logistic jobs are at risk in his constituency. Today he called on the Prime Minister to ask the Business Secretary to investigate the matter.

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