Tata boss grilled by members of the Senedd over huge job losses

The chief executive of Tata Steel UK has been grilled by cross-party members of a Senedd committee over plans to end primary steel making at Port Talbot and shed 2,800 jobs across its operations.
Last week the Indian-owned steel company started a formal consultation process with staff that puts half of Tata’s Port Talbot workforce (nearly 2,000) are at risk of redundancy,
A further 113 jobs are at risk out of 917 at Tata’s downstream operation at Llanwern, 32 of 765 in Shotton, 22 of 29 at Swansea University and 12 of 656 in Trostre. In England a total of 70 could go. The news follows announcements of a phased closure of Tata’s two Port Talbot blast furnaces as part of …