Chuka Umunna: Ford job cuts a 'devastating blow'

The shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna has described the decision by Ford to cut as many as 1,400 jobs in the UK as a "devastating blow".

He told ITV News the jobs are being lost in precisely the sector that the UK needs to build on.


1,400 Ford jobs to be cut

Ford has cut 1,400 jobs in the UK as it announces plans to shut its Transit van factory near Southampton and a plant in Dagenham in Essex. The firm has said it hopes to keep compulsory redundancies to a minimum.