Michelin Plant Announcement

After hearing about the announcement of the closure of the Michelin factory in Dundee as Dundee Labour's spokesperson on City Development I have said that, ‘This is devastating news for the workforce at Michelin, and all our thoughts must be with them and their families at this very difficult time.  The Labour Group will be working with the workforce and their trade unions, especially Unite, to try and convince the company to think again.'
'We will work with anyone with the best interests of Dundee at heart to look to find solutions which protect jobs in Dundee. Dundee City Council, the Scottish Government and the UK Government need to put Dundee first and find solutions for Dundee that protect manufacturing jobs in our city.  We will put Dundee first and prioritise jobs for Dundee.'
'We will be working with Unite the Union and with anyone else who can help to try and protect jobs and retain manufacturing in Dundee.'