Urgent Question on job losses at BAE Systems

10 October 2017

Mark Hendrick MP asked an Urgent Question in the House of Commons on the likelihood of over 1000 jobs being lost at BAE sites. 

Minister of State Claire Perry gave a statement in response to the question outlining the background to BAE's announcement and the support the Government will give to BAE.

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