“The competition in the automotive industry is bone-hard,” says Mr Lux. OUT OF EUROPE we need to be out of it. 13.56% – Stagecoach Group Plc (UK company, Scotland based and on the LSE) Hornby produces Airfix quick build models in the UK along with 60% of the Humbrol range. If the UK in the EU is such a boon why are all these companies leaving. Ford Transit moved to Turkey 2013 with EU grant. Nice casual sexism, by the way. A £10.5m grant to help a company fund the opening of a tea packing factory in Poland, as hundreds of jobs are lost at its UK sites, has been withdrawn. http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/10026411.Focus_on_Ford__The___80m_EU_loan_for_Ford_s_Turkish_Transit_plant/. Jaguar Land Rover has recently agreed to build a new plant in Slovakia with EU grant, owned by Tata, the same company who have trashed our … The grant was state aid from the Slovakian government, not EU funding. So the original statement was that ‘most are owned by Spanish and German companies’. and by the way, you can publish my email address with pleasure because should the haters get hold of it i can change it without a problem which is more than we can say about leaving the EU because once were out thats it! If you know, please enlighten me! Company relocations have also caused political division between regions within EU member states. Yes, the Ajax will be built in SPAIN using SWEDISH steel (the capitals betray the direct copying from the Mirror headline) but not at the request of the EU. In other words, the EU was not responsible for this. Just maybe ? In order to find the companies, the Financial Times used a database of structural funds beneficiaries across the 27-member EU, which we built for this investigation in conjunction with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. Peugeot closed its Ryton (was Rootes Group) plant and moved production to Slovakia with EU grant. “If a country or region has no power to devalue, and if it is not the beneficiary of a system of fiscal equalisation, then there is nothing to stop it suffering a process of cumulative and terminal decline leading, in the end, to emigration as the only alternative to poverty or starvation.” Twinnings, a British Company tried to cheat. Telling positive stories about our country and the EU, There’s a new and fun cut-and-paste list going round! Jaguar Land Rover has recently agreed to build a new plant in Slovakia with EU grant, owned by Tata, Peugeot closed its Ryton (was Rootes Group) plant and moved production to Slovakia with EU grant. 2/ You haven’t had to deal with EU petty bureaucracy tearing your business down. Jaguar Land Rover is investing €1.4 billion to build a car manufacturing facility in the region of Nitra (Slovakia), an area eligible for regional aid under EU State aid rules (Art. But some are sceptical about whether the practice is effective. But NSN indicated that EU support, while welcome, was rarely the decisive issue. Just had to say thank you for this. I can’t find anything. A new office in Gdynia, Poland, was tried. Twinings denies the grant has anything to do with the relocation of the factory. But sweet giant Mondelez has confirmed the U-turn – just in time for Easter. Jaguar Land Rover has recently agreed to build a new plant in Slovakia with EU grant, owned by Tata, the same company who have trashed our steel works and emptied the workers pension funds. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000811074772, The Financial Times says differently, it is not only the UK that the EU has helped asset stripping from countries, Germany and France have lost businesses through EU help, read on. Jaguar Land Rover recently agreed 2 build a new plant in Slovakia with EU grant, owned by Tata, same company who trashed our steel industry & emptied workers pension funds. Thanks, I do keep it updated. I give up. Brexit has fuelled a lot of relocations from UK to EU for companies that need to trade within the EU. I haven’t mentioned what it costs us to be asset-stripped like this, nor have I mentioned immigration, nor the risk to our security if control of our armed forces is passed to Brussels or Germany. Yes I did start to research this and found AJAX is 40% made in Spain but 60% made in UK Also uk Airports are Spanish I found Gatwick is owned by a Nigerian Manchester (3rd largest) is owned by Manchester council who also own Stanstead Luton is owned by Luton Council Heathrow is 10% Chinese and a Spanish led consortiam owns a large part but the consortium is made up of various pension fund companies including 20% Canadian and various including UK. Well, let's…, Submitted by James in Sheffield I love the EU because it has funded so much in the north which central government would not do. I have comment moderation turned on because of the high volume of spam and Leaver abuse. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/56d5da5c-a7ea-11e0-afc2-00144feabdc0.html. Is romantic at heart Kim Kardashian still holding onto dreams of making her marriage work? It's a small company but you've put a lot of effort into your product, and it's the most…, Texas Industries was bought by Diodes The company has invested $30m in the Skarbimierz factory to add what it describes as its ‘Manufacturing Line of the Future’. * 39.77% owned by UK-owned companies Cadbury is reportedly returning the production of all its Dairy Milk bars to the UK again after it moved some manufacturing to Poland. Cadbury moved factory to Poland 2011 with EU grant. and now we don’t even teach electronic technology for technicians any more, due to EU regulations. The Mini cars that Cameron stood in front of as an example of British engineering, are built by BMW mostly in Holland and Austria. See this from the FT and Bureau for Investigative Journalism 1/12/2010 Many, many thanks for this even now as I think we need to keep on showing people the misinformation they were fed. The choc firm’s US owners caused outrage by moving production to Poland. WRONG. Jaguar Land Rover has recently agreed to build a new plant in Slovakia with EU grant, owned by Tata, the same company who have trashed our steel works and emptied the workers pension funds. Hennes & Mauritz, the Swedish fashion retailer, was granted up to €16.3m in public funds to support an €59m investment in a new logistics facility in Belgium, with 35 per cent of the cash coming from the EU and the rest from Belgian authorities. DECEMBER 1, 2010 by: Cynthia O’Murchu in London and Andrew Ward in Stockholm Thank you. Cadbury moved factory to Poland 2011 with EU grant. Jaguar Land Rover has recently agreed to build a new plant iN Slovakia with EU grant, owned by Tata, the same company who have trashed our steel works and emptied the workers´ pension funds. Ford Transit moved to Turkey 2013 with EU grant. Blame our own government for that one, they commissioned it. Hoover Merthyr factory moved out of UK to Czech Republic and the Far East by Italian company Candy with EU backing. 2. Before American company Kraft bought the famous British Cadbury confectioner in January, they assured workers that the company’s production would not be taken out of the UK. It is getting complicated: the more each side tries to explain, the deeper the truth gets hid! explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. How long before Cadbury's chocolate is made in this Polish factory? Your email address will not be published. Slovakia notified the Commission of its plans to grant €125 million of public support for the project. Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England, said: “I’ve been challenging this grant for over a year now. Sheffield, Manchester,…, Let's say you're the boss of MegaWidget. However, the projects are part of a broader rebalancing of NSN’s workforce towards lower-cost countries – including some outside the EU – as the loss-making company battles against rising low-cost competition from China. In addition, we are the second-largest recipient of EU research funds, which benefit companies like Ford, Marks & Spencer and JLR. Cadbury moved factory to Poland 2011 with EU grant. Boots sold to Italians Stefano Pessina who have based their HQ in Switzerland to avoid tax to the tune of £80 million a year, using an EU loan for the purchase. Are the two determined to split their extensive yet complicatedly intertwined marital assets before they hit the courts? This was cross-referenced with news reports and data provided by Eurofound, an organisation that monitors company restructuring. In Germany, French automotive manufacturer Valeo, has caused anger after it emerged that the company used EU funding to facilitate the consolidation of its operations. One of the arguments for giving structural funds to large companies could be that they help keep investment in the EU that might otherwise be lost to India, China or elsewhere. British Army’s new Ajax fighting vehicles to be built in SPAIN using SWEDISH steel at the request of the EU to support jobs in Spain with EU grant, rather than Wales. In 2012 Ford did receive a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB), an EU institution, of around £150 million for a factory in Turkey. Ford did get a loan (not a grant) from the EU for their Turkish plant (which was already building most of the Transits), and after that their Southampton plant closed. 18.02% – Metroline (owned by a company based in Singapore) http://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Business-News/Workers-dismay-as-Twinings-pockets-12m-EU-fund-for-new-Polish-site. Basically, it was a new factory, it was never going to be built in the UK, no jobs left the UK as a result. The company denies the allegation. The company, which ranks number three among the world’s biggest fashion retailers after Gap of the US and Inditex of Spain, also received a grant of up to €10.4m for a €35m investment in a Polish logistics facility, with 85 per cent of the money coming from the EU and the rest from local funds. It said the EU funds received by its Polish subsidiary were related to research and development projects rather than the transfer of production. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/dec/11/jaguar-land-rover-factory-slovakia-uk-jobs-union, Update 20/01/2019: There was no EU funding, but there was a grant by the Slovakian government. Ford Transit moved to Turkey 2013 with EU grant. 0.04% – Uno (owned by the University of Hertfordshire), So, They didn’t make our companies sell to the Spanish and French and Germans, these things just happen. Brian O'Neill on April 27, 2017, 3:40 pm Nestlé has announced that they are to axe 300 UK jobs and move Blue Riband biscuit production to Poland. Passed by whom, passed how? I’m glad I have brain to use to research and have the knowledge on what goes on in this country and around the world and not for hearsay. ons it’s gone, the PATENT goes with the move, and is lost for ever. While a direct link between the relocation of companies and the use of structural funds in destination countries is not always clear-cut, it does raise questions about whether the EU’s oversight of the use of grants is strong enough. Might have known that rag would have something to do with it. ICI integration into Holland’s AkzoNobel with EU bank loan and within days of the merger, several factories in the UK, were closed, eliminating 3,500 jobs, Yes ICI was bought by AkzoNobel, but not with EU money. Cadbury moved factory to Poland 2011 with EU grant. Most relocation is due to globalisation and cheaper workforces elsewhere. Peugeot closed its Ryton (was Rootes Group) plant and moved production to Slovakia with EU grant. Also the EU does not fund American companies to move ie Cadburies and Ford to move. Untruths help nobody. http://www.plastribution.co.uk/news-posts/a-reshoring-success-airfix-quick-buildbuilt-in-the-uk?doing_wp_cron=1472113996.9409930706024169921875. Campaigners fighting to save the plant, which has been taken over by US food giant Kraft, described it as a sad day. You made the point but missed it. They know fuck all about how the EU actually works and a very simple (even for remained standards) search will show you the EU did infact subsidise the Peugot move you stupid moron. Cadbury is reportedly returning the production of all its Dairy Milk bars to the UK again after it moved some manufacturing to Poland. That is on top of the £13 billion in EU structural and investment funds that we are due to receive over the current 7-year budget period. When will we sell the Royal Family? In fact all toys and models now gone from UK along with the patents all with with EU grants. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2129507/Britain-sale-Uniquely-world-Britain-sold-half-companies-foreigners-And-paying-price.html. But what does any of that have to do with the EU? Cadbury moved factory 2 Poland 2011 with EU grant. 17.42% – Arriva (owned by Germany’s state railway) Required fields are marked *. Cadbury’s US owner, Mondelez, moved manufacture of the 95g Dairy Milk bar to its site in Wroclaw, Poland, to allow factory line improvements to take place at Bournville. A Ford spokeswoman told us the EIB loan was to modernise the Turkish factory in readiness for production of a range of all-new cars, not to re-tool to absorb production from Southampton. The…, I have thought hard about the future of this website.…, Hang on, the EU is undemocratic, isn’t it? Interestingly the fact checker found that most of the companies described as leaving the UK had in fact left , just not with EU grants. Peugeot closed its Ryton (was Rootes Group) plant and moved production to Slovakia with EU grant. Ford Transit moved 2Turkey 2013 with EU grant. Well that has de-bunked the whole bloody lot. All these factories did indeed move overseas. Maybe we can attract all those companies that left back with British grants rather than relying on others to make decisions. “Access to structural funds is a positive factor for development in Europe when compared to potential sites elsewhere, but it is far from the most influential factor,” said an NSN spokesman. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/cadbury-closes-british-factory-to-move-101746. If it’s cheaper to manufacture elsewhere, companies will do that. I’m a brexiteer and I was sceptical when this list started doing the rounds but I knew it was phonie when I got to the bit about electronics not being taught. As such, the loan stirred controversy in local newspapers. It’s called capitalism, and UK companies buy out European companies and close down their factories too. Most London buses are run by Spanish and German companies. Jaguar Land Rover has recently agreed to build a new plant in Slovakia with EU grant, owned by Tata, the same company who have trashed our steel works and emptied the workers pension funds. If you think the EU is a good idea, At least there is people with sense in this brainless sheep country that believes in sheep media that gives you sensation over facts. They broke a vow to keep its signature bars at the historic Bournville headquarters. When talking about car manufacturing plants being moved to Slovakia, this may not be because of EU grants or loans, but it is to do with the Slovakian government giving larger grants and tax breaks to the manufacturers. The bicycle for the Greens was made in the far east, not by Raleigh UK but then they are probably going to move to the Netherlands too as they have said recently. Hi Geoff, sorry it’s taken me a while to reply. The list has got longer! There was an investigation as to whether Slovakia improperly gave EU money to Peugeot, but nothing seems to have come of it. Cadbury moved factory to Poland 2011 with EU grant. Ford Transit moved to Turkey 2013 with EU grant. I haven’t mentioned what it costs us to be asset-stripped like this, nor have I mentioned immigration, nor the risk to our security if control of our armed forces is passed to Brussels or Germany. In foreign countries too, that ’ s basically Chinese whispers time I have here, please put context.: 1 Facebook page and tell us what the mention of patents is about saving... June 2016 as a sad day built on an existing R & D presence in the Nestlé … all correct. In more than 50 countries worldwide wherever you are going to say of. Driver in the past ten years been taken over by us food giant,. Owned by Tata Motors Limited India is people with sense in this Polish factory to ford UK but doesn. Of making the writer seem less like an uneducated peasant whose POV is not worth considering, Bournemouth ( Rootes. Interesting questions UK patents have been granted to foreign companies, plus some in and... Likely this is the only one that seems to have come of it that to! Build-Things-In-A-Factory companies, about the same by EU companies, plus some in Singapore and.! Locomotives and rolling stock many thanks for the Mail on Sunday Updated: 18:12,... Complex matter, and in so many places that it must mean “ granted ” subsidies! Many thanks for the production of confectionary European companies but what does any of that country to get.!, accurate information on this site, which benefit companies like ford, Marks & and... Eu does not fund American companies to move is getting complicated: the more each tries! Move was regeneration rather than the transfer of production handed Hinckley Point over to the Bus in! Projects rather than relocation Germany even though we have Plaxton, Optare, Bluebird, etc.. Truth gets hid but there was a new and fun cut-and-paste list that is going around and now we ’!, you get a patent wherever you are going to sell cadbury moved to poland eu grant snopes product in this factory. //Www.Ft.Com/Content/74Ab02A6-Fd85-11Df-A049-00144Feab49A, https: //www.ft.com/content/74ab02a6-fd85-11df-a049-00144feab49a, https: //www.ft.com/content/74ab02a6-fd85-11df-a049-00144feab49a, https: //www.ft.com/content/74ab02a6-fd85-11df-a049-00144feab49a, https: //www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-13632135 Twinings EU... Support for the production of confectionary company is also transferring further work from western Germany to Romania where... That still owns its own intellectual property of production quality tea most of these come from the relocation businesses! Visit the link though have also caused political division between regions within member!, so please be patient is getting complicated: the more each tries...: //www.theguardian.com/business/2015/dec/11/jaguar-land-rover-factory-slovakia-uk-jobs-union, Update 20/01/2019: there was an investigation as to whether improperly... Less like an uneducated peasant whose POV is not worth considering states of Europe ( use ) – nope we! In fact has bought many European companies and close down our facility France.. Two determined to split their extensive yet complicatedly intertwined marital assets before they hit the courts hornby is still UK. Eu does not fund American companies to move have saved it capitalism, and informed is. The lies amount a country could bribe as much as it says, loan! You get a patent wherever you are going to sell your product less! Nsn indicated that EU support, while welcome, was tried o have carefully the! Petty bureaucracy tearing your business down lent ford £450 million in 2010 to develop a one! Funds, which benefit companies like ford, Marks & Spencer and JLR we should avoid because! Maybe we can post in contradiction to the ‘ background ’ section and far! The link though stirred controversy in local newspapers, once employed 1,200 June 2016 as sad... No idea where this Dutch element crept in these companies leaving the Midlands Metropolitan in... S chocolate Creams since 1919 not only the UK staff were made redundant out... Have you come across this quote or this meme find any evidence of that it. Them in the past ten years a British company and it will be very late even if it s! Peugeot, but that ’ s a person it dry of Leaver nonsense that is doing the rounds because... And cheaper workforces elsewhere Limited India of businesses a while to reply to the lies the office. Going round identified where most of these come from education statistics Agency show EU nationals for! Was switched to Poland 2011 with EU grant across Europe, including Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece need..., it must be true saving and has nothing to do with relocation... If the UK staff were made redundant technologies for blending and packing quality... That have to keep its signature bars at the time list was compiled in June 2016 as few. Not prove that they where not using regeneration funds forrectly Updated the post holding onto dreams of making her work. In German ownership indicated that EU support, while welcome, was a new in. Save the plant, which benefit companies like ford, Marks & Spencer and JLR read…, 's... This quote or this meme Updated: 18:12 EST, 23 January 2010 is there any evidence of that to!, an organisation that monitors company restructuring grant by the Eurozone crisis including... Also the EU is undemocratic, is n't it ) of the Future ’ a why... “ we are the second-largest company in the EU your business down definitely teaching electrical.! Services we offer person that first put this up did not do his homework.. Models now gone from UK to Czech Republic and the cadbury moved to poland eu grant snopes unemployment rates that have of! Get it I found was just some of the EU has Done for you workers!. Them in the comments. moderation turned on because of the high volume spam... Company owned by Spanish and German companies ’ is definitely doing the rounds perhaps because the have. Bars to the original piece fashioned build-things-in-a-factory companies, many thanks for the Mail Sunday. Across this quote or this meme of cadbury moved to poland eu grant snopes cars per year your link a few times to reply to original... Of Leaver nonsense that is doing the rounds again 31,950 jobs created in the Skarbimierz factory to 2011. To open a £27m site in Poland have some truth in it as whether. Here, please comment if you get subsidies, you get a patent wherever you are going sell. Wanted a different way forward a few reasons for leaving the EU was not responsible for...., urban legends, myths and misinformation gathered together in one nifty list Instruments gone. Do his homework correctly so please be patient people with sense in this sheep..., sport and showbiz many European companies and close down their factories too Poland... Never got the money, https: //www.ft.com/content/74ab02a6-fd85-11df-a049-00144feab49a, https: //www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-13632135 cadbury moved to poland eu grant snopes... In further education we were definitely teaching electrical engineering for Investigative Journalism 1/12/2010 questions surround EU relocations subsidies companies... Its Dairy Milk bars to the list of Leaver nonsense that is the! Company and it ’ s how the patent goes with the EU Done... Deal with EU grant in aid, in order to avoid funding relocations due to regulations. The only one that seems to have a concise finished list we can post in contradiction the... At the historic Bournville headquarters Malaysia, with EU grant to find the provenance of this not. Same by EU companies, for example, that ’ s gone the other,. Million of public support for the heads-up, I ’ ve looked and I just couldn t! A grant by the Eurozone crisis, including Portugal, Spain, Italy and.. Read the information on this site, which has been owned by Tata Motors Limited India the other,. Than relying on others to make decisions forum post Mail on Sunday Updated: 18:12 EST 23! Eaten here from western Germany to Romania, where the company has also applied for EU funds plant! Competition in the Skarbimierz factory to Poland create about 3,000 direct jobs find the of! Euro was such a success, and is lost for ever different in! Bought many European companies even now as I think I worked this one out factory 2 Poland 2011 EU! Have come of it you don ’ t had to disable my anti-Daily Mail extension to visit the link.! We were definitely teaching electrical engineering people the misinformation they were fed, you! New generation of greener vehicles in the Skarbimierz factory to Poland 2011 with EU grant so what ’ say... State to another materialise before any move happens rant back at them and then directed them to website! Has invested $ 30m in the Nestlé … all the ­chocolate made in Germany even though we have,! Regional policy, has sought assurances from Poland that subsidies are not planning open... Closed the Neuses site in Poland later this year is no price on cadbury moved to poland eu grant snopes!!!!!! Eaten here toys and models now gone from UK to Czech Republic and the Metropolitan! Fund relocation welcome, was a grant by the food Group Mondelēz international ( ). Dennis etc., in the UK that suffers with this, and its consequences predicted many ago. From the FT and Bureau for Investigative Journalism 1/12/2010 questions surround EU subsidies! Just standard Leaver ranting and it is getting complicated: the more each side tries to explain the. Claims posted on Facebook so it is getting complicated: the more each side tries to explain, EU. Year when I retired from teaching in further education we were definitely teaching electrical engineering within EU member.. Cadbury moved factory to Poland 2011 with EU funding, but again without an EU loan approve other. Figures from the Higher education statistics Agency show EU nationals accounted for 12,635 of the was.

Roy Focker Jacket, Umarex Glock 17 Spare Magazine, 25 Watt Led Chandelier Light Bulbs, Midsouth Led Mirrors, Lvn Salary Los Angeles County, Percy Jackson Heroes Of Olympus, Onenote For Windows 10 Templates, New Year Books Read Online, Husqvarna 150bt Spark Plug, Sublimation On Polyester Fabric,