PMQs: Cameron deems Kimberly-Clark closures in Barton-upon-Humber "sad news"
David Cameron deemed last week's announcement of the Kimberly-Clark factory closure in Barton-upon-Humber "sad news" in today's prime minister's questions.
The company announced it will stop production of its Huggies brand in Europe putting 378 jobs at risk.
The local council is working very closely with Job Centre Plus and the company to establish a local task force. The Government will give it our support to support employees to help them find alternative employment
Cleethorpes MP pleas for help Government support in area
Martin Vickers MP asks the Government what support they can give for the area which has just been hit by the closure of the Kimberley Clark factory.
The Leader of the House of Commons, Andrew Lansley responded to Mr Vickers' request by stating the Government is making sure they give support through regional growth funds and local enterprise partnerships.
Breaking: 378 job losses at Kimberly Clark in Barton on Humber
Almost 380 workers have been told they are to lose their jobs at a factory which manufactures nappies at Barton on Humber. Staff arrived at Kimberly Clark this morning and were given a letter outlining plans to close the plant down.