Reacting to the news of redundancies this morning Unions said the situation was "outrageous".Arriving at the Manganese Bronze factory for talks with administrators this morning, UNITE representative Pete Coulson told Central News:
"We expected a small amount of redundancies, but not to that magnitude. We're continuing to discussions with the administrators today with the hope of reinstating the workforce and giving us the opportunity to put a rescue package forward."
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A fine day across the Midlands, but some rain in the West Midlands later
Sunny skies from the start tomorrow, but a little cool for this time of year.
A cool night leading into a chilly start tomorrow, but it will be fairly bright.