150 jobs at risk at Telford company

More than 150 jobs are at risk at one of Shropshire's largest employers, GKN Land Systems.

The firm manufactures car chassis and frames and has confirmed that 153 temporary and permanent jobs are at risk fo being made redundant.

The job losses will not affect employees of GKN Wheels as they will come from the auto structure part of the business.

It comes after the firm which supplies for companies such as Ford, Toyota and Land Rover said it was facing a 'restructuring initiative' after losing some long-term contracts.