Tag Archives: defence

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Save shipyard plea


Devon shipbuilding workers travelled to Parliament today (October 30) to hand in an 8,000-signature petition calling on the government to step up and save the... Read More
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Defence jobs threat


Proposals by defence giant Babcock to close its site in Colchester, Essex, with the threat of 55 job losses, has ‘exposed’ the company’s shortcomings, Unite... Read More
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‘Fantastic victory’


Unite praised the determined campaigning of its defence representatives after the defence secretary Gavin Williamson on Tuesday (July 17) confirmed plans to develop a next generation... Read More
Unite Policy Conference 2018

‘Not on our watch’


Policy conference delegates debated the need to protect defence sector jobs and form a credible path forward for defence diversification today (July 2).   Unite... Read More
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Combat air strategy call


Skills and the capability of the UK to manufacture its own combat aircraft must be at the heart of the government’s combat air strategy Unite... Read More
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New fears for Melrose bid


The national security of the United States could be jeopardised if the takeover of UK defence contractor GKN by investment company Melrose goes ahead, Unite... Read More
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Save BAE factory call


Unite will reassert its determination to ensure that manufacturing continues at the BAE factory in Brough, East Yorkshire, tomorrow (November 9).   Representatives of the... Read More
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Commit to defence call


Unite today (November 2) called on the new defence secretary Gavin Williamson to reverse the ‘hollowing out’ of Britain’s sovereign defence capability and spend the... Read More