Scottish Affairs Committee


Press Notice No 12 of Session 2003-2004                7 July 2004


IMPLICATIONS FOR GRANGEMOUTH OF BP's PLANS FOR ITS PETROCHEMICALS BUSINESS

Following BP's announcement that it plans to consolidate its Olefins and Derivatives division into a stand-alone entity, the Scottish Affairs Committee will hold a public oral evidence session at the House of Commons at  2.15 pm on Tuesday 13 July to question representatives from the Joint Trade Unions at BP Grangemouth and from BP on the possible implications for the plant and its employees.

The Trade Unions' representatives will give evidence at 2.15 pm, followed by BP at 3.15 pm.

Note for Editors:

The Trade Unions will be represented by Mr Jim Mowatt, T&G National Secretary, Chemical, Oil and Rubber Group, Mr Russell Gray, T&G Convener, and Mr Stephens Deans T&G Branch Secretary.

BP will be represented by Mr Iain Conn, Group Managing Director.