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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.
Coty's has issued a statement confirming that they are planning to close the beauty plant at Seaton Delaval, with the loss of 400 jobs.Read the full story ›
The Coty factory at Seaton Delaval, which manufactures beauty products, has announced it plans to close the operation, with the loss of 400 jobs.
The factory is the major employer in the Northumberland village.
Ryan Gains, Chief Marketing Officer for Nissan Europe couldn't be drawn on speculation surrounding Brexit as he was questioned by ITV Tyne Tees at the Geneva Motor Show.
He did say the new Qashqai will 'propel the plant into the future' and is a car that 'the workforce should be proud of'.
Mr Gains went on to say the Sunderland plant was a 'record breaker' with the new Qashqai accounting for 300,000 units to be made on Wearside.