Petrol Retailers' welcome Grangemouth Strike Call Off

Published 16/10/2013 00:00:00 in Press Releases

The Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA), the trade association representing independent forecourt retailers in the UK, welcomes the news that the Unite union has called off a planned strike at the Grangemouth oil refinery.

The move followed through-the-night talks between the union and site operator Ineos.

Brian Madderson, PRA Chairman, said “The news that a strike will no longer occur will be welcomed by retailers and the public alike.

“However although the immediate pressure a strike would have caused is off, the industry is still going ahead with contingency planning. Therefore, we continue to urge our retailers to keep forecourt fuel stocks above the 50% capacity level.

“The PRA will continue to monitor the situation to ensure our members are fully briefed in the event that the situation changes.”

 

ENDS

NOTES TO EDITORS:

Keely Scanlan, Press Officer

Tel: 020 7307 3410

Mob: 07825097697

Press Office direct line: 020 7307 3422  

Press Office fax: 020 7307 3406

Web: www.rmif.co.uk       Email: keely.scanlan@rmif.co.uk

The Retail Motor Industry represents the interests of operators in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man providing sales and services to motorists and businesses.  The RMI has a formal association with the independent Scottish Motor Trade Association which represents the retail motor industry in Scotland.

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