With Britain's troubled car industry facing severe cutbacks and job losses, the Prime Minister, Mr Tony Blair, and other government officials have held talks with Ford as it contemplates closing its major Dagenham plant in the South East. Government officials said on Monday that Mr Blair recently met Ford's chief executive, Mr Jacques Nasser, and that he and other officials were in contact with Ford over an internal review of its European operations, expected to be concluded in mid-May.
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