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Peugeot-Fiat tie-up sparks fears over 5,600 UK jobs

Car bosses have been urged to provide 'watertight assurances' over the future of 5,600 staff in the UK following the £38billion mega-merger between PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler.
The French owner of Peugeot and Vauxhall is set to join forces with Italian rival Fiat to create the world's third-biggest car manufacturer by revenue, and the fourth-biggest by number of cars sold.
But the deal has sparked fears over the future of thousands of jobs, including at the Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, where 1,100 workers build the Astra.
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