Remploy jobs under threat

Around 140 Remploy workers could face redundancy in a fresh wave of planned factory closures. The UK Government says the budget for disabled employment services could be spent more effectively.

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Four Remploy factories close today

Remploy factories in Abertillery, Aberdare, Merthyr and Wrexham will close for the final time today. The UK Government revealed earlier this year that they would close sites that don't make a profit, with the money spent on other support for disabled workers.

The factory in Swansea will close at the end of the month.

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