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Latest statement on tanker drivers dispute

Friday 06 April 2012

On Thursday evening at 10:10pm, Acas Chief Conciliator Peter Harwood said:

"After 24 hours of discussions over two days between Unite and the six fuel distribution contractors, talks adjourned at 10pm this evening with the parties agreeing to meet again with Acas next Tuesday, 10th April, at 10am."

"The discussions have been constructive with the parties positively engaged and committed to the process. We are pleased that they have agreed to continue their discussions with Acas next week."

"Of course, everyone will be respecting the confidentiality of the process. Therefore, no further comment will be made by any of the parties involved."