Our defence-related news stories are set out below.
Fleet Solid Support Contract – parliamentary answer shows that skills gap can be a trigger for home build
Answer to written question strengthens case for keeping the work in the UK
Pay wins at DE&S show value of Prospect membership
Prospect has shown the value of union membership with successful pay cases in Defence, Equipment and Support.
Defence Equipment and Support's performance management system under fire
Prospect members in Defence Equipment and Support are continuing their long-running battle against the organisation’s performance management system.
MoD responds to Prospect concerns over defence shipbuilding
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
Campaign for Scottish shipbuilding continues
"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
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