Dozens of disabled workers in the North West could lose their jobs as Remploy announces it is closing more factories.
Remploy workers in the Northwest are protesting against the planned closure of factories employing disabled workers.
The government's recommended 7 Remploy factories close in the North West.
Disabled workers at a factory in Birkenhead are protesting against plans to cut their jobs.
Seven Remploy factories in the North West are earmarked for closure.
The Birkenhead site is due to close on Thursday.
Our reporter Tim Scott talks to Brian Davies, a worker on strike at the Remploy factory in Pemberton, near Wigan. The government has announced plans to close 7 Remploy factories in the North West.
Disabled workers are staging the first of two 24-hour strikes in protest at plans to close their factories.
Seven factories in the North West are earmarked for closure with the loss of hundreds of jobs.
Disabled workers from the North West are heading to parliament to lobby against the closure of seven Remploy factories in the region. It'll mean hundreds of job losses but the government says it can't afford to continue subsidising them.
Brian Davies has worked for Remploy for 33 years. Desperate to highlight the closure of seven sites in the North West he tried to chain himself to the Department of Work and Pensions building in Sheffield during a protest.
A disabled man from Wigan has tried to chain himself to the Department of Work and Pensions building in Sheffield. Brian Davis says he wants raise public awareness as Remploy prepare to close seven factories in the region.
Around 100 Remploy workers from the North West are protesting in Sheffield today about factory closures and job losses. Remploy specialises in employing disabled people, but it says due to government cuts over 1700 employees will lose their jobs.
Ann O Connor spoke to Preston MP Mark Hendrick about the closure of a factory in the city.