Car plant to shut for a week due to Brexit uncertainty

Halewood plant
Car maker Jaguar Land Rover is to shut down production for a week because of the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit. The closure will affect thousands of staff in Halewood on Merseyside as well as Castle Bromwich, Solihull and Wolverhampton in the West Midlands. The shutdown is in addition to the planned closure the following week for Easter. Unite the union said the move was agreed in January when the UK was due to leave the EU on 29 March. The company said it needed more clarity around Brexit and warned that a "no-de... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...