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Issue No. 1737

Instant camera firm Polaroid plans to sack 235 workers at its Dumbartonshire factory in Scotland despite soaring profits. Polaroid's profits jumped from £5.2 million to £22 million last year. One worker facing the axe said, 'They are throwing people on the scrapheap so the bosses can rake in cash.' One of those who could be handing out redundancy notices is 'human resources' director Alistair Liddell, who is married to New Labour Scottish secretary Helen Liddell.


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Sat 3 Mar 2001, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1737
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