Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 14th January 2015.

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Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the number of jobs that will be created in the UK as a result of the Scout specialist vehicle programme.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

An error has been identified in the written answer given on 12 January 2015.

The correct answer should have been:

General Dynamics UK (GDUK) continues to award contracts to tier one suppliers for manufacture of the Scout Specialist Vehicle. GDUK currently estimates the amount of UK jobs involved in this work to be approximately 1,400 in the first tier of the supply chain across over 160 companies.

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Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

General Dynamics UK (GDUK) continues to award contracts to tier one suppliers for manufacture of the Scout Specialist Vehicle. GDUK currently estimates the amount of UK jobs involved in this work to be approximately 1,400 in the first tier of the supply chain across over 160 companies.

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