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Trident nuclear submarine HMS Victorious near Faslane
Prospect welcomes MPs' intervention on submarine dismantling
19 June 2018
Three MPs representing constituencies with nuclear workers have written to the Prime Minister asking for increased investment in the nuclear submarine dismantling programme

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Outsourcing military fire services to Capita a risky decision
18 June 2018
Outsourcing military fire and rescue services to Capita is a risky decision, warns leading Ministry of Defence union

Civil service must not be left behind as pay cap eases
30 May 2018
As reports emerge that Ministers are lobbying for the pay cap to be broken for the armed forces, Prospect argues that all public servants need a proper pay rise.

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Urgent action needed on pay at DSTL despite award
24 May 2018
DSTL has been named as on of the top 100 employers for school leavers, but Prospect has warned that urgent action on competitive pay is needed to help retain skilled staff

Rosyth at sunset with naval vessel moored
Prospect seeks cross party support in Scotland to save Rosyth jobs
14 May 2018
Prospect has written to the leaders of the major Scottish political parties seeking to build a coalition of politicians prepared to campaign on behalf of defence shipbuilding in the UK.

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