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Grangemouth: Unite rep resigns

Stevie Deans, the Unite union official at the centre of the Grangemouth dispute, has resigned from his job at the plant, its owner Ineos has confirmed.

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Return to Grangemouth talks is 'pragmatism at its best'

The leader of Unite, Len McCluskey, has denied a climbdown over the Grangemouth plant dispute calling the union's decision to return to talks "pragmatism at its best".

He told Sky News the plant was "too important" to close and that he is "optimistic that the olive branch that has been offered to [plant owners] Ineos will be taken up".

Mr McCluskey also accused Ineos of presenting workers with a "list of demands" that they had "very little time to consider".

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