700 new jobs at Ellesmere Port

General Motors has signalled that its factory in Cheshire may be saved. There's intense speculation that the company's plant at Ellesmere Port will become the centre of production for the new Astra.

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What saving Ellesmere Port means for the region

It's not just car workers at Vauxhall who've been assured they can pay their bills tonight, there are workers across the North West whose future just got a little brighter. 20 percent of the car components used at Ellesmere Port come from the UK.

The extra investment means more work for companies in the supply chain and, crucially, more jobs. More from our correspondent Matt O'Donoghue.

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