Remploy Wrexham factory workers reflect on last shift


Four workers at Remploy's Wrexham factory talk about their hopes and fears on their last day at work on Thursday.

Noel Thomas has completed 30 years' service at the factory along with Dave McCarthy, 26 years; Andrew Williams, 28 years; and Nicholas Green who has been at the factory for 26 years since leaving school.

The men tell John Shone that they have not had any success in finding new jobs and Mr Green says he finds the prospect of working anywhere else daunting.

Sites in Aberdare, Abertillery, Merthyr Tydfil and Wrexham will shut, to be followed at a later date by Swansea, with a total loss of 189 jobs.

The UK government has claimed the £320m budget for disabled employment services could be better spent.

Four Remploy factories to close

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