Tag Archives: defence


Support UK defence

Unite has hailed the support the union received at a lobby of Parliament earlier this week (May 13), where Unite reps pressed the case for... Read More

Urgent talks call

Unite has called for urgent talks with the Marshall Group, one of Cambridge’s biggest employers, following the company’s  announcement today (May 14) that it plans... Read More

Back UK defence jobs call

Unite representatives from BAE Systems, Leonardo, MBDA and Rolls Royce headed to parliament today (May 13) urging MPs to ensure the continued funding for Tempest, the... Read More

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

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

‘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