The union Unite joined redundant workers of the black cab maker Manganese Bronze, at a rally in Coventry this afternoon.
Regional Officer of Unite, Pete Coulson, told ITV Central that the aim of the union is to ensure that the iconic cab is continued to be made in Britain.
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