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3rd December 2012 - Islwyn MP joins calls for urgent meeting with PM on steel redundancies

Islwyn MP joins calls for urgent meeting with PM on steel redundancies Islwyn MP Chris Evans has joined calls for an urgent meeting with the Prime Minister to discuss the devastating job losses to the steel industry.

Tata Steel recently announced plans to cut 900 jobs across Wales, 87 of which will come from their Crosskeys site.

Following the news, Mr Evans has added his voice to calls from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Steel to meet with David Cameron to discuss the redundancies.

Mr Evans said: ‘The news that Tata steel are set to close operations in Crosskeys is a real blow to the town and devastating news for the 87 workers and their families.

‘It is worth remembering that behind each redundancy statistic is a family who will now face an uphill struggle to pay the bills.

‘That is why an urgent meeting is needed with the Prime Minister to find a way forward for the hundreds of workers across Wales who have lost their jobs.’


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