South West Wales

Pembrokeshire industry talent showcased after Murco collapse

Edwina Hart
Image caption At Consort, Ms Hart was given a guided tour of the factory floor

Industrial and business talent has been showcased at an event in Pembrokeshire.

Business Minister Edwina Hart has been at Consort in Milford Haven as a £3.5m funding boost has been given to businesses in the county.

The Welsh government wants them to expand and take on Murco employees who lost their jobs after the collapse of a planned sale.

A recruitment drive has also been launched in the town to fill posts at a petro-chemical company in Scotland.

Ineos Petrochemical company hope some of the 340 former Murco workers will apply.

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