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Blyth Valley MP, Ronnie Campbell, is calling on the Government to step in to help the four hundred people affected by the planned closure of a cosmetics factory in Northumberland.
Coty, which makes products for Rimmel at its site in Seaton Delaval in Northumberland, is the area's major employer.
I've asked the Minister for an adjournment debate drag him to the dispatch box.
I don't think it will do much good but at least I'll get him there, I don't think he will give them a whack of money to stay here
90 percent of the people who are employed here live in the immediate area so it is really the economic heart of our community take this away and you are taking away 400 families' earnings- devastating.
Any jobs losing in the constituency is bad four hundred jobs is a lot of jobs comparatively to what it used to be in the old days 400 is a lot to lose and you have the add on as well it might be more people not supplying the factory it could add up to 600.