More jobs at black cab maker

The Chinese car manufacturer, Zhejiang Geely, which bought Manganese Bronze earlier this year, has reportedly announced plans to double the work force at its Coventry-based plant.

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Unions "outraged" at redundancies

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."

– UNITE representative Pete Coulson

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