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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.

Another Increase in Employment in Dagenham and Rainham

Aug 15, 2012

The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in July 2012 was 3,460. This represents a rate of 7.8% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 130th highest of the 650 UK constituencies. The number of claimants is 84 lower than in July 2011 and 10 lower than in June 2012.

Remploy - Disabled workers rally to defend jobs

May 09, 2012



Disabled workers rally to save jobs

'Vulnerable' facing redundancy join May Day protests against factory cuts


Local MP Jon Cruddas Welcomes Potential Employment from Major Depot

Mar 26, 2012

The following article was written by Reporter Sukran Sahin, and was published in the Barking and Dagenham Post. You can view the original version here:


Outraged over Soaring Unemployment and Failing Policies

Mar 01, 2012

Two weeks ago I was shocked and outraged at the release of the most recent unemployment figures that show that joblessness has risen to an unprecedented level of 2.67 million- the highest it has been in 17 years. In just three months this figure has gone up by 48,000.


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