MP Welcomes Jobs Boost at Wright Group

May 27, 2014

North Antrim MP Ian Paisley has expressed his delight at the announcement from the Wright Group of the creation of 130 new jobs based at their Antrim site.
“This is fantastic news for the local economy and employment in the area. Wright Group are a company going from strength to strength and we a extremely fortunate to have them based in North Antim.”
The jobs, 70 of which have already been put in place will average a salary of £19.5k. The remaining posts will be filled over the course of the next two years.
Mr Paisley noted “In the economic climate that we now operate in, everyone in business knows that research and development is a critical factor in helping business in the UK flourish as we look to work our way out of the recession. This significant investment in to research and development shows how the Wright group are championing this ethos as they continue to go from strength to strength.”
WrightBus are best known as of late for providing the new London buses, better known as ‘Boris buses’ after the Mayor of London who sanctioned their production. “The company have strong trading links across the globe and it is great to see them continue to reinvest as they build upon their already great history of success.”

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