David Cameron speaking to workers during a visit to Tata Steel Tubes, in Corby, Northamptonshire, in September this year.
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Tata Steel cuts 900 UK jobs

Tata Steel is cutting 900 jobs around the UK, including almost 600 jobs at plants in south Wales.

Most of the Welsh losses are management and administrative posts in Port Talbot, while sites in Crosskeys in Caerphilly county, and one near Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, will close.

Other job cuts include 155 in Yorkshire, 120 in the West Midlands and 30 on Teesside.

However, 120 jobs will created at a new hot strip rolling mill at Llanwern.

The BBC's Wales Correspondent, Hywel Griffith reports from Port Talbot.

  • 23 Nov 2012
  • From the section Europe