It is deeply worrying to hear that the Linde factory here in Merthyr Tydfil are consulting on 203 job losses.
Should the closure of the plant go ahead, it would be a major blow to the local economy and has the capability of causing considerable hardship upon its employees and their families.
I know that the Welsh Government has been keen to provide business with every possible assistance during these difficult times and I have urgently written to the Welsh Government seeking their assistance. I will be also meeting with management and trade unions in the near future.
More top news
Here's a look back at some the highs and lows of Sam Warburton's tenure as Wales captain
Maternity staff planning must be prioritised in order to ensure Wales is able to adequately replace midwives who retire says the RCM.
Alun Wyn Jones takes over from Sam Warburton as Wales captain for this year's Six Nations campaign.