Over 3,000 jobs under threat in Swindon

MS - 19 February 2019

MORE than 3,000 jobs are under threat after Honda announced yesterday it is to close its Swindon plant in “a shattering blow” to Britain’s economy.

The car manufacturer declined to comment on the announcement by local Tory MP Justin Tomlinson, who said the move is “based on global trends and not Brexit as all European market production will consolidate in Japan in 2021.”

He said: “Honda will be consulting with all staff and there is not expected to be any job losses, or changes in production until 2021.”... See more