Remploy bidder asked to re-submit proposal

A company whose bid for Wrexham's Remploy factory was rejected has been invited to re-submit their proposals.

Disability Employment Limited had their first proposal turned down, but they have since been encouraged to try again after Wrexham MP, Ian Lucas, spoke to Remploy's Chief Executive.

After discussions with workers, Remploy and with Disability Employment Limited, and taking into account the announcement made this week by the Welsh Government, Remploy have suggested that Disability Employment Limited submit a revised proposal.

– Ian Lucas, Wrexham MP

Remploy workers across the country are on strike today following a decision by the UK Government to close or sell-off the factories.

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