THOUSANDS of new jobs are to be created as part of a
£29 million rescue plan announced today to help axed Hall’s of Broxburn workers.
The funding includes £16.6m from economic development body Scottish Enterprise and a Scottish Government commitment of up to £12m.
Funding will be spent on training and economic recovery initiatives with a target of creating 3000 jobs over a five-year period.
West Lothian Council leader John McGinty said creating a regional research hub for food and drink was one possibility.