Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie has challenged MSPs to support the Grangemouth workers in the fight to protect their pensions.
Her motion in the Scottish Parliament has so far attracted support from 24 Labour and 2 SNP MSPs. She also asked First Minister Alex Salmond and Cabinet Secretary John Swinney to give their support.
Commenting on the responses she received in the Chamber, Cathy said that “there could have been more recognition of the efforts made by the workforce. Offering to bring in the Faculty of Actuaries is not helpful unless the company back down from unilateral imposition of the new scheme, in which case the workforce are happy to get back round the table anyway. I’m also surprised that they don’t appear to be concerned that Ineos have singled out Grangemouth for this confrontation.”
The motion reads: