MP holds meeting with Britvic

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Chelmsford MP Simon Burns has met with bosses of soft drinks firm Britvic over its decision to close its factory in the city. Around 230 jobs will be lost when the plant closes next year.

The Conservative said he had been reassured the firm will do all it can to help staff find alternative employment including relocation to other Britvic factories, like Norwich and the company's head office in Hemel Hempstead.