A leaked UK Government document has revealed that it has offered Nissan state aid to save the car manufacturers` North of England plant - according to Bridge News (5/7/00). The document, published Tuesday (4/7/00) and written by UK Ambassador to Japan Stephen Gomersall, outlines Government plans to prevent Nissan redirecting its investment from Sunderland to Europe. The document also reveals that crunch talks - between British PM Tony Blair and Nissan President Carlos Ghosn - will be held at the end of this month.