Unite, Britain's biggest union, has held talks with the administrators today for the black cab maker, Manganese Bronze.
"Unite met with PWC today in Coventry to discuss the future of the black cab maker, Manganese Bronze, which has gone into administration. The parties held detailed discussions over the future of the plant and will continue to maintain a dialogue. Unite remains committed to securing the manufacturer's future and supporting the skilled workers who are facing extremely difficult times."
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Mainly dry with clear spells but possibly one or two light showers near coasts overnight, remaining largely dry on Sunday.