MSP welcomes news on Arnish

20 April 2018

Highlands and Islands Labour MSP, Rhoda Grant, who recently met with Bifab’s head of operations at Arnish on the Isle of Lewis, Neil Campbell, yesterday welcomed the news that the ongoing talks with Canadian Company DF Barnes have resulted in a deal being reached.  

Mrs Grant stated, “This is encouraging news and I truly hope that this will mean that there are new opportunities for the dedicated workforce who found themselves out of a job earlier this year.   

She concluded, “We await the full details however this must be seen as an opportunity to breathe new life into Arnish and I hope that its full potential is realised and that the Yard wil now have a much brighter future with jobs returning and hopefully the training of young people also featuring.”    

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