Government to close nine Remploy factories

Remploy provides jobs for disabled workers but the DWP says its factories make big losses. Credit: PA

Around 234 disabled workers are at risk of redundancy under plans to close a further nine Remploy factories, the Government announced today.

The closures affect factories in Dundee, Stirling, Clydebank, Leven, Cowdenbeath, Norwich, Portsmouth, Burnley and Sunderland.

From December 2012: 875 Remploy jobs under threat