Britax PMG Limted, who manufacture safety lighting, are this month celebrating 50 years as an East Riding employer and their record as a successful local business was praised by East Yorkshire MP Greg Knight, who launched the company’s anniversary celebrations.

Mr Knight said that Britax currently employs over 200 people and has a turnover of £30 million, with almost half of their output going overseas as exports. The MP added: “This business is a valued and successful local employer and I congratulate them on their half a century of achievement in Bridlington”.

Mr Knight when launching the 50 year celebrations was joined by East Riding of Yorkshire Chairman Councillor Claude Mole and local Councillor Jane Evison.