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Bombardier Redundancies and Aerospace Sector

EDM (Early Day Motion) 598: tabled on 11 June 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes with regret the announcement of 400 full time redundancies at Bombardier, Belfast and additional risk to 200 agency staff; acknowledges the severe impact covid-19 has had and will continue to have on the economy generally and the aerospace and aviation sector in particular; notes that the New Economic Foundation predict up to 70,000 aerospace redundancies; welcomes the collaborative work undertaken by ADS, Unite and other interested groups to bring forward innovative proposals; views approvingly the steps taken in both the United States of America and France to significantly invest in their respective aerospace industries and calls on the Government to establish an Aerospace Taskforce to tailor a comparable economic stimulus package for this important sector in the UK.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.