Honda plant in Swindon to cut 500 jobs

Around 500 jobs are under threat at Honda's plant in Swindon as the car manufacturer cuts production.

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Upto 500 jobs under threat in Swindon

Car maker Honda has announced that it's scaling back production at its Swindon plant with the loss of up to five hundred jobs - 340 employees and a further 160 agency workers.

The company, which employs three thousand people in the town, is cutting the number of shifts from three to two. It blames a slump in European sales. The Unite union says staff are bewildered and angry - Robert Murphy takes up the story.

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