Our defence-related news stories are set out below.
Defence workers stand firm on cuts to terms and conditions
Prospect reps in the Ministry of Defence have reiterated their position that they will not accept cuts to terms and conditions to fund pay rises.
This first order of five warships must be followed up by further orders
Prospect responds to news that Babcock is to be awarded the contract to build five new Type 31 frigates, safeguarding jobs at Rosyth.
Government privatises defence fire and rescue
Prospect has condemned the government’s decision to award a 12-year contract worth £525m for defence fire services to Capita Business Services Limited.
Keep Britain afloat and save 40,000 jobs
Engineering and shipbuilding unions have launched a campaign to save 40,000 shipbuilding jobs being put at risk by the government’s decision to put naval contracts out to international competition.
Babcock consultation on pension scheme changes
Local Prospect reps at Babcock Group have been working hard to make sure that the company hears the views of members affected by proposed changes to their pension scheme.
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