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£12m fund to retrain oil and gas staff facing job losses

2nd February 2016

Workers who face losing their jobs in the oil and gas sector will be helped to move into other employment in the energy industry and manufacturing, through a new £12 million fund announced by Scotland’s First Minister.

Details of the fund were revealed on the day Nicola Sturgeon visits Aberdeen to meet with groups including the city’s chamber of commerce and senior executives at oil giant BP.

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