Derry MLA calls for clarity on Arntz site

The parent company of Arntz Bellting in Derry is being urged to accept an enhanced redundancy package proposed by the workforce

It was confirmed earlier this month that the factory is to close in March with the loss of 115 jobs.

Making the call Derry MLA Martina Anderson says Germany based Optibeltz should meet the staff's demands given that it has received much government support and has a valuable asset in the site in Derry.

She also says the future of the site is of crucial importance for the North West, and given the recent development of Project Kelvin, the Arntz site is important for both Derry and Donegal.