Midlands Business

MPs show support for Wednesbury Carphone job protest

MPs, Councillors, and CWU members campaigned outside Dixons Carphone. Front left to right: Pesh Patel, Kate Hudson (CWU Regional Secretary), MP's Tom Watson and Adrian Bailey, Vicki Cornelius (CWU Branch Secretary for Birmingham , Black Country and Worcester), Councillor Doug James (Darlaston South), and Alan Smith

Union leaders and MPs are urging Wednesbury employer Dixons Carphone to remain in the town despite plans for it to close its distribution centre and move to the East Midlands - a move which will mean the loss of 500 jobs.