259 jobs under threat at Hull's Seven Seas factory
ALMOST 260 jobs are under threat after Seven Seas announced it could be closing its factory in east Hull.
The workforce at the Hedon Road site have today entered a 90-day consultation after being told it could close over the next two to three years.
If the factory does close, it could mean the loss of all 259 jobs.
Hull East MP Karl Turner this afternoon described the news as "devastating" for the local economy.
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He said: "This is terrible news for workers at Seven Seas and their families."
The threat to Seven Seas jobs comes just a day after McCain announced up to 50 employees could lose their jobs at its factory at the Brighton Street Industrial Estate.
• Tomorrow's Mail will feature a detailed report and reaction to the news.