HC Deb 10 July 2003 vol 408 cc936-7W
Mr. Hancock

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what assessment he has made of the proposed job losses due to the halting of the production phase of the Nimrod and the impact on the retention of skills, experience and product knowledge; and if he will make a statement; [118075]

if he will convene a meeting with BAe Systems, the trade unions, and the MoD procurement arm on the proposed job losses that are to occur in June due to the decision to halt the production phase of the Nimrod; if he will urge BAe Systems to defer the redundancies while talks take place; and if he will make a statement. [118109]

Mr. Ingram

I have nothing to add to the answer I gave the hon. Member on 13 June 2003,Official Report, column 1113W,