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Leaving the Eu: Airbus Risk Assessment

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:37 pm on 25th June 2018.

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Photo of Pat McFadden Pat McFadden Labour, Wolverhampton South East 3:37 pm, 25th June 2018

Fourteen thousand jobs directly affected; over 100,000 in the supply chain, including in our crucial aerospace cluster in Wolverhampton. What does the Secretary of State think is in the minds of leading Brexiteers when they hear warnings like this, which are anything but ridiculous? Does he think that they take them to the heart, or do they in the end believe that this is a price worth paying, because the overall imperative of controlling immigration comes before any economic or employment consideration?