The Wales Millennium Centre could remain closed until April next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, putting 250 jobs at risk. On Friday, staff were told the centre would remain closed until January “at least”, putting 85 permanent roles at risk of redundancy. Casual staff will also no longer be employed.
Anna McMorrin MP for Cardiff North said:
“This is deeply worrying news for the Wales Millennium Centre. I am working with Cardiff colleagues Jo Stevens MP, Stephen Doughty MP and Kevin Brennan MP calling for urgent support from the UK Government to safeguard jobs and the future of the sector.”
The four Cardiff MPs released a joint statement in response to the news: