Welsh Assembly agree to provide ‘an undisclosed amount’ to Aston Martin to support new car plant

Carwyn Jones, First Minister, shakes hands with Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin

The Welsh Assembly will help to fund new investment in Wales by Car manufacturer Aston Martin it has been revealed. The value of the grant has not been disclosed, however, which is unusual.

This from Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales:

“I am delighted to officially welcome Aston Martin to Wales. We have been working closely with the company for almost two years in the face of fierce competition from other potential sites across the world. Our success today is testament to the reputation, dedication and skills of the Welsh workforce, all qualities that are synonymous with such a luxury, hand-crafted brand as Aston Martin.

“Today is the start of a long-term relationship between Wales and Aston Martin. We will work together in building on the strong foundations of our partnership to nurture a prosperous and rewarding future for this iconic company and its skilled workforce in Wales.”

Source: http://gov.wales/newsroom/firstminister/2016/160224-astonmartin/?lang=en