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.

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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.