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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-09840: Richard Leonard (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 21 June 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many direct full-time equivalent jobs will be created at the manufacturing centre at the former Doosan Babcock factory at Westway, Renfrew, following the £8.9 million investment.

Answered by: Keith Brown 4 July 2017

The Lightweight Manufacturing Centre is expected to directly employ up to 20 FTE posts. The support provided by the Centre to companies across Scotland is expected to generate significant economic and employment opportunities at the local, regional and national level and to enhance Scotland’s reputation as a centre for skilled engineering and advanced manufacturing.