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Defence Equipment and Support's performance management system under fire
13 September 2018
Prospect members in Defence Equipment and Support are continuing their long-running battle against the organisation’s performance management system.

Bow of aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth while sailing
MoD responds to Prospect concerns over defence shipbuilding
11 September 2018
Government's response to union concerns about the cancellation of the Type 31e Frigate and offshoring the contract for the Fleet Solid Support ships (FSS) is inadequate

Rosyth at sunset with naval vessel moored
Campaign for Scottish shipbuilding continues
07 September 2018
"The skills and expertise of the shipbuilding industry's workforce in Scotland makes a substantial contribution to the economy of Scotland", says Jamie Hepburn, Scottish Government Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills 

Minister tells YPN defence members: nation depends on your future prospects
06 September 2018
More than 20 young Prospect members working in the defence sector were told by Stuart Andrew MP, the minister for defence procurement, that they are unsung heroes keeping the nation safe.

Rosyth at sunset with naval vessel moored
Disappointment at Type 31e delays
25 July 2018
Prospect has condemned the Ministry of Defence's decision to postpone the procurement process for the Royal Navy’s new Type 31e frigate.

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