Staff at Bristol's Remploy factory are expected to go on strike today. The site employs people with disabilities, most of whom are taking part in the GMB Union action, after the government announced it would be closing 27 of the 36 Remploy factories.
GMB & Unite responded to the government announcement today in the House of Commons confirming that 27 or the 36 Remploy factories scheduled to close in the first wave of closure would close from August 2012 and the will be completed by December 2012
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The Liberal Democrats won the constituency in 2010 with a majority of 800 votes. Wells is Conservative target for 2015.
The Conservatives won the constituency in 2010 with a majority of 2,691 votes.
North Wiltshire is considered a safe Conservative seat. They won the constituency in 2010 with a majority of 7,483 votes.