Early day motion 2103: Announcement of Job Losses at Media Wales Newspapers
That this House is shocked at the announcement by Media Wales that it is to cut 22 jobs across its publications in Wales; notes that the proposals by Media Wales management would see 10 district office staff, eight production journalists and four members of the sports staff made redundant; further notes that these cuts are proposed whilst the Chief Executive of Trinity Mirror, the parent company of Media Wales, received 1.7 million remuneration in 2010; supports the National Union of Journalists campaign to protect jobs, wages and conditions as well as the quality of Media Wales journalism; and calls on Media Wales management to meet the National Union of Journalists as a matter of urgency in order to protect jobs and the quality of journalism in Wales.
Primary sponsor: Hywel Francis, Date tabled: 18/07/2011
NUJ demands immediate talks over Media Wales job cuts plan
Journalists at Media Wales are demanding immediate talks with management after plans to cut 22 jobs were announced. The NUJ chapel declared its determination to protect jobs, wages and conditions as well as the quality of Media Wales journalism.