Michael Heseltine to help find new jobs for redundant SSI steelworkers

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Lord Michael Heseltine, the man appointed by the government to create new job opportunities for thousands of redundant SSI steelworkers on Teesside , has said the workers will have to "be patient" in their search for new work.

As chairman of the Inward Investment programme for Tees Valley Lord Heseltine has been charged with creating and overseeing negotiations with potential investors to maximise investment opportunities on Teesside.

Lord Michael Heseltine

Lord Michael Heseltine

After meeting with members of the SSI Task Force Lord Heseltine warned their was no quick fix for the thousands now looking for new jobs.

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