Special meeting at Longford council to discuss Cameron job losses

A special meeting of the Corporate Policy Group of Longford County Council will take place this afternoon. The meeting has been called in the wake of the announcement of the impending loss of 170 jobs at the Cameron plant on the outskirts of the town. The Corporate Policy Group is made up of the councillors…

LD Longford County CouncilA special meeting of the Corporate Policy Group of Longford County Council will take place this afternoon.

The meeting has been called in the wake of the announcement of the impending loss of 170 jobs at the Cameron plant on the outskirts of the town.

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The Corporate Policy Group is made up of the councillors who chair the various Strategic Policy Committees on the local authority.

Representatives from the IDA, Enterprise Ireland, the Regional Skills Forum, Longford council’s Local Enterprise Office, and the four TD’s for the area have also bene invited to the meeting.

The event will be held as a private meeting, but an outcome will be reported to members at the October monthly meeting of the council on Wednesday.