Defence Jobs

Part of Defence – in the House of Commons on 28th March 2022.

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Photo of Chris Evans Chris Evans Shadow Minister (Defence)

UK shipbuilding accounts for 42,600 jobs, yet the Government continue to fail to protect that vital industry and those highly skilled jobs by refusing to build British by default. Can the Minister give me one good reason why we cannot guarantee that all future naval ships procured by this Government will be built in Britain using British steel?