The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has told MPs he will look into what can be done to stop Dunlop's exit from Birmingham.
241 jobs are to go at the Erdington plant, after a decision by it's parent company to relocate abroad. The local MP Jack Dromey raised his concerns at Prime Minister's Questions.
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