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Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:17 pm on 22nd June 2017.

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Photo of Anna McMorrin Anna McMorrin Labour, Cardiff North 12:17 pm, 22nd June 2017

Is the Leader of the House aware that yesterday Tesco announced that it will axe 1,100 jobs in my constituency? It was done with no consultation with either the UK or Welsh Government and some workers found out through social media that they were losing their jobs. That is shocking and wholly unacceptable behaviour, and will be devastating for all those concerned and for their families. Will the Leader of the House provide an urgent debate or statement on the issue so that we can hear what help the Government can provide and, at the very least, will the Department for Work and Pensions be dispatching a full emergency taskforce to support my constituents at this difficult time?