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Battling for Visteon Workers

2 April, 2009 - by Pat Sheehan, Jennifer McCann

Sinn Féin West Belfast MP Gerry Adams this morning spoke by phone to John Fleming the CEO of Ford Europe.

Later the West Belfast MP will hold two emergency meetings with Ministers. Mr. Adams will be accompanied by party colleagues Jennifer McCann MLA, Paul Maskey MLA and Paul Butler MLA. Two representatives of the Visteon workforce will also be present.

The first at 12.30pm will be with Arlene Foster, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment.

The second at 1.00pm will be with Reg Empey, Minister for Employment and Learning.

The delegation will hold a press conference at 12.15pm in the Great Hall at Parliament Buildings.

Following the meetings Mr. Adams will go to Visteon to report back to the workforce on the outcome of the meetings.

Mr. Adams will speak to the media at the plant.

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