Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

The future of GKN inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Inquiry launched on 2 March 2018. One-off evidence concluded.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee will be taking evidence from GKN, Melrose Industries and Unite the Union on the future of GKN. It will provide an opportunity for the current owners of this major UK supplier to the automotive and aerospace industries to set out its plans for the company and for Melrose to explain why they are better equipped to run it.

The Committee will explore the potential impact of the takeover on jobs, research and development, defence supply chains and for pension holders in the context of the Government's industrial strategy.

Latest evidence

  • 06 Mar 2018 - The future of GKN - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF401 KB) HC 844 | Published 12 Mar 2018

    Evidence given by Anne Stevens, Chief Executive, GKN, Jos Sclater, Group Finance Director, GKNChristopher Miller, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, Melrose Industries, David Roper, Co-founder and Executive Vice-Chairman, Melrose Industries, Simon Peckham, Co-founder and Chief Executive, Melrose IndustriesTony Burke, Assistant General Secretary for Manufacturing, Unite the Union, Steve Turner, Assistant General Secretary for Aerospace, Unite the Union

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