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Workers at the Swindon factory in Honda have launched a petition urging the Japanese carmaker to remain in the UK.

It highlights how 3,500 direct jobs and over 12,000 more will be lost across the supply chain in the south west and the wider UK as a result of the decision to close the Swindon car plant in 2022.

Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner said: “Unite is urging as many people as possible to back Honda Swindon’s highly skilled workforce, and the tens of thousands of workers in the supply chain who support them, by signing the petition and telling Honda to stay in the UK".