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Prospect has denounced the Ministry of Defence's response to questions posed about the department's skills base, in response to recommendations by the select committee.
Prospect is currently campaigning alongside other trade unions to prevent the sale of the Defence Support Group, a trading fund of the MOD.
Prospect has welcomed the report by the House of Commons Defence Select Committee into defence acquisition, saying it confirmed the union's view that the Strategic Defence and Security Review had been a cuts-driven exercise.
Commenting on reports that the Royal Navy’s Astute class submarines are riddled with design, performance and safety flaws, Prospect says it has warned the department for years that it was taking on huge risks by cutting its in-house technical and quality assurance teams.
Two unions today joined forces to condemn plans to relocate 50 defence specialists working on behalf of NATO from Glasgow to Bristol.
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