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UK engaging with Peugeot's Vauxhall over job cuts at car plant

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(Reuters) - The is in contact with Peugeot's British brand over job cuts at its north of Port plant after the French automaker announced a further 250 roles will go, Theresa May's said on Tuesday.

"We are engaging with throughout the process. We have been doing so and will continue to do so," he said.

"They are now in a period of consultation. We fully appreciate that it will be a concerning time for the factory's workers as well as the supply chain and we, as ever, stand ready to support those affected."

Peugeot-maker said on Monday it would make more redundancies at the plant, reducing the workforce by a third as part of efforts to make it more efficient.

(Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; writing by Costas Pitas; editing by Stephen Addison)

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 18:29 IST