There is further bad news on the jobs front in Hull with a total of more than 300 under threat at the city council AND the paint manufactuer Crown Paints. It comes on the day talks were held to try to save 250 jobs at the health supplement company Seven Seas. David Hirst reports.
A meeting to try to save 249 jobs at Seven Seas in Hull took place today. Local MPs and the Enterprise Partnership want to prevent the firm moving to London.
MP Karl Turner says he's more optimistic that Seven Seas will stay in Hull after meeting with company bosses. But he says job losses are inevitable whether or not the firm decides to relocate its business.