UK’s Defence Capability

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22 October 2018.

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Photo of Emma Hardy Emma Hardy Labour, Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle 12:00, 22 October 2018

Workers at BAE Systems in Brough have always been at the forefront of developing technology and manufacturing, but after meeting some of the workers last week I am becoming increasingly concerned about their sole reliance on the Hawk orders. Can the Secretary of State do anything to encourage BAE Systems to diversify their manufacturing and to protect jobs at the Brough site?