Coty factory debate postponed after London terror attack

By Lucy Tandon Copp 29-Mar-2017

The closure of the company’s Seaton Delaval factory in the UK was due to be debated in the House of Commons on 22 March – the day that Khalid Masood targeted pedestrians on Westminster Bridge

A debate on the closure of Coty’s Seaton Delaval factory has been rescheduled after the terror attack in the heart of London on 22 March.

Labour Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell was due to address the House of Commons in order to raise concerns over the factory’s closure.

However, when the terrorist attack took place outside the Palace of Westminster that afternoon, the business of the House was suspended, as buildings were placed on lockdown.

Cosmetics Business has learned that Campbell has already applied for a further debate and the Tables Office has since confirmed that they are happy to accept the application.

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The debate will be put into the next ballot for the Chamber, which will take place during the first week back after...

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