Grangemouth strike averted

In a statement issued today (Wednesday 16th October 2013), energy secretary, Edward Davey said:
“I am pleased that Unite have called off this weekend’s strike. I would urge both parties to continue to talk with the help of ACAS in order to reach a fair, sustainable resolution of their differences and ensure the long term future of the Grangemouth complex”
“We have been working closely with the fuel industry and Scottish Government to put robust alternative fuel supply routes in place in case the refinery is forced to close.”