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Our defence-related news stories are set out below.


Defence workers stand firm on cuts to terms and conditions
12 September 2019
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.

Rosyth at sunset with naval vessel moored
This first order of five warships must be followed up by further orders
12 September 2019
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
01 August 2019
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
07 May 2019
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
07 May 2019
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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