Unilever staff tell of 'shock' at factory closure

Staff at the Unilever factory in Swansea have spoken of their 'shock' at being told they are to lose their job as the consumer goods giant announces proposals to shut a number of its sites.

Under the proposals, 225 jobs would go at Swansea with a further 25 at Bridgend.

In the north, 200 jobs at the company's IT centre in Ewloe, will be scrapped or moved to India. Around 400 jobs, will be transterred to the company's biggest UK site, Port Sunlight, 15 miles away on the Wirral.

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450 Unilever jobs under threat

Consumer goods giant Unilever has announced plans to close a number of UK sites with 450 jobs at risk in Swansea, Bridgend and Flintshire.