Michelin plant closure

Press release

Bishop Stephen Robson, Bishop of Dunkeld, has offered his support and prayers to all those affected by the Michelin plant closure in Dundee.

Commenting on the company’s announcement of its intentions to close the plant, he said: “I am dismayed to hear that the Michelin plant which has been such a significant employer in Dundee for over 26 years and which employs almost 1,000 people is to close. My heart goes out to all those who will be directly affected and to their families.”

“Our Parish Priests will be ready to support and help those affected in any way they can and I join them in offering all those affected by such a devastating loss of jobs, the promise of my prayers for their future.”