800 jobs to go in Harlow

Tesco has confirmed that 800 jobs will go in Harlow, Essex with the closure of a fresh food distribution centre.

The supermarket giant says it is also creating 750 jobs at a new centre in Dagenham.

The MP for Harlow Rob Halfon has described the news as a "huge blow" for Harlow but said Tesco had told him that workers would be offered jobs elsewhere.

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Job cuts at Tesco

Up to 800 jobs could be lost in Harlow, Essex with the closure of a Tesco distribution centre.