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Ewarts Mill (Closure)

Volume 886: debated on Thursday 20 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many employees have become redundant as a result of the closure of Ewarts Mill; and whether he is satisfied about the arrangements for finding them alternative employment and for the provision of retraining schemes to enable them to take up other skilled work.

The closure of Ewarts Mill will make 350 workers redundant between now and the end of June.The Department of Manpower Services has made employment officers available on the company's premises to advise redundant workers of alternative employment opportunities and training arrangements.