– Alistair Carmichael, Scottish Secretary
The staff and their families have been through a very stressful and uncertain time. They have been through a hell of a week and I hope they have a much better weekend as a result of today's announcement.
They can look to the future with an optimism which was absent earlier in the week ...
There are undoubtedly lessons to be learned from this dispute but for now we should focus on the immediate success of securing the site's future.
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.