Thirty-six factories are due to close including the one at Cleator Moor in Cumbria. The government says those due to close are not viable and the money will be re-invested to help disabled people find work. A factory in Barrow will be subject to further consultation.
– Phil Davies, GMB National Secretary
Last Thursday's strike...was a magnificent success. The second strike will build on that support."
The factories due to close by the end of this year.