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JOB LOSSES AT BAE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 383: tabled on 11 October 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the October 2017 announcement of job losses at BAE Systems sites in northern England, such as Brough and Warton; further notes that one reason given for this was the reduction in the level of production of the Hawk aircraft; believes that this will be devastating to local communities and the families of those who have lost their job; further believes that the Government could have saved those jobs by ordering nine new Hawk aircraft for the Red Arrows; further notes the loss of high skilled jobs in other industries such as steel; believes that creating and maintaining secure, well-paid and productive jobs should be the centre of the Government's industrial strategy; and calls on the Government to act to bring more well-paid, high skilled jobs to northern England and to help to retrain those who will lose their job.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.