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Vauxhall to cut 400 jobs at Ellesmere Port factory

Vauxhall is to cut 400 jobs at its Ellesmere Port site in Cheshire by the end of the year.

The car manufacturer is blaming falling demand for the Astra model which is made at the plant.

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Unions call for government help to save jobs at Vauxhall

Union want a guarantee of no compulsory redundancies Credit: PA

Union leaders at Vauxhall are calling for top level talks to try to avoid compulsory redundancies at the Ellesmere Port plant.

They want meetings with the government and parent company PSA.

Four hundred people - nearly a quarter of the workforce - have been told their jobs are to go.

The car manufacturer is blaming falling demand for the Astra model which is made at the plant.

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