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CAN BORIS MAKE THE WRIGHT MOVE?

New Routemaster production in full swing at Ballymena in 2013.

Among the growing pile of requests in his in-tray at 10 Downing Street, the new prime minister will surely have recognised elements of one from the North Antrim MP, Ian Paisley, asking Boris Johnson’s government to make an urgent ‘major intervention’ to help resolve the cashflow crisis that has caused Wrights Group — the second largest of the UK’s three remaining bus manufacturers — to seek a substantial outside investment to secure its future.

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