Dundee City Council leader John Alexander has said he fears the “ripple effect” that would follow the closure of Dundee’s Michelin factory.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell has ruled out increasing the UK government's contribution to the Tay Cities Deal as part of a Michelin rescue package.
Sir, – Michelin bosses’ decision to close the Dundee factory is a disgrace, demonstrating nothing but contempt for the workforce despite a recurring operating profit running into billions.
Michelin will continue to sponsor Dundee's V&A museum for the next ten years despite the city factory's imminent closure.
The man charged with heading up the task force to save Michelin in Dundee has said he is convinced the plant has a future beyond 2020.
Northern Irish council boss offers to share Michelin ‘devastation’ experiences with Dundee city leaders
The council boss who fought to safeguard the industrial future of the former Michelin plant in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, has offered to visit Dundee to share her town’s experiences and help Dundee get through their own Michelin closure announcement shock in any way she can.
The Tay Cities Deal will be signed off in a fortnight, The Courier understands.
The 16-strong membership of the task force to save Michelin jobs in Dundee is revealed today.
Nicola Sturgeon has said her government “will do everything we can” to save jobs in Dundee following this week’s “devastating” announcement from Michelin.
Around 60 apprentices have been caught up in Michelin’s decision to close its Dundee factory.