Unions criticise Pfizer's 'vague' commitments to Britain

Unions GMB and Unite have criticised Pfizer's proposed takeover of AstraZeneca at a business select committee today.

ITV News Business Editor Joel Hills has tweeted:

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Unite and GMB unions say Pfizer's commitments to Britain so vague they are "near devoid of meaning". Next up Ian Read of Pfizer.

Read: Pfizer has 'gone hostile' with appeal to AstraZeneca shareholders

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Ed Miliband: 'Serious concerns' over proposed Pfizer deal

Following a brief 30 minute with Pfizer chief executive Ian Read after today's hearing Mr Miliband said: "There are serious concerns about this proposed takeover. There are too many unanswered questions about British science and British industry".