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Dagenham Civic Centre – Candlelight Vigil 19.03.2015

Feb 21, 2015

On Thursday 19th March Jon Cruddas MP and the people of Dagenham, alongside the women from the 1968 strikes at Dagenham Ford will be making a final stand in the fight to Save the Dagenham Civic Centre. Candles will be provided and the vigil will start on the steps of the Civic Centre at 6.30pm.

Jon Cruddas is calling on the whole community to come together in solidarity in a bid to not only protect the 550 jobs at stake, but also to ensure that the most iconic part of the community’s heritage isn’t callously sold off.

Dagenham Ford builds 3-millionth low carbon diesel engine

Sep 17, 2014

Ford’s three-millionth UK-built small-capacity diesel engine has rolled off the line at Ford’s state-of-the-art manufacturing centre at Dagenham. Low-carbon diesel engines have been built at the Dagenham Diesel Centre plant for a variety of models across the Ford range, and for other manufacturers, since production started in May 2007.

Dagenham Ford recruiting 250 workers for new engine

Sep 11, 2014

Jon Cruddas regularly writes a column for the Barking and Dagenham Post. This month Jon spoke about the new jobs coming to the Dagenham Ford Factory.

Jon Cruddas MP addresses the House of Commons regarding the recent Dagenham Ford closures

Nov 06, 2012

This speech regarding the recent decisions taken by Dagenham Ford, was delivered to the House of Commons today (06.11.2012) by Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham.

Reassurances over future engine production at Dagenham Ford sought by Unite

Sep 07, 2012

Reassurances about the future of engine production at the Ford factory in Dagenham are being sought by Unite, the largest union in the country.

The Ford plant in Dagenham currently makes 300,000 Puma engines for transit vehicles which will cease production in the near future.

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