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Ex-defence secretary John Reid steps into row over Clyde shipyards and warns UK warships won't be built in an independent Scotland

Ex-defence secretary John Reid steps into row over Clyde shipyards and warns UK warships won't be built in an independent Scotland | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
REID said it was a matter of fact that
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New naval warships could still be built in Scotland even if it leaves the UK, says the Deputy First Minister

New naval warships could still be built in Scotland even if it leaves the UK, says the Deputy First Minister | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon rebuffed suggestions that a vote for independence in next year's referendum would mean shipyards on the Clyde in Glasgow would lose out on work.
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Clyde job losses will be staggered over three years

Clyde job losses will be staggered over three years | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
SHIPYARD bosses have promised to do everything they can to avoid compulsory redundancies at its Glasgow yards as they stagger the loss of about 800 jobs.
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Yards survive - but 800 Clyde jobs axed

Yards survive - but 800 Clyde jobs axed | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
More than 800 shipyards are to go at BAE System's Clyde yards in Govan and Scotstoun
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Glasgow shipyard job losses: Unions set for talks with BAe Systems as hundreds of jobs remain under threat at Govan and Scotstoun

Glasgow shipyard job losses: Unions set for talks with BAe Systems as hundreds of jobs remain under threat at Govan and Scotstoun | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
REPRESENTATIVES from the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions are to meet with the defence giant as it is expected there will be an announcement regarding cuts within days.
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D-Day for the shipyards: 800 workers set to go at Govan as BAE Systems announces potential 1775 job losses

D-Day for the shipyards: 800 workers set to go at Govan as BAE Systems announces potential 1775 job losses | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
AS many as 800 jobs could go at BAE Systems' shipyard in Govan after the company announced potential job cuts of 1775 across the UK.
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Fears over Govan yard as cranes removed

Fears over Govan yard as cranes removed | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
FEARS are growing for the long-term future of 1500 workers at BAE Systems in Govan after it emerged the Glasgow shipyard's cranes are weeks away from being pulled down.
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If there is a Yes vote we will watch shipbuilding sail into the sunset, warns Alistair Carmichael

If there is a Yes vote we will watch shipbuilding sail into the sunset, warns Alistair Carmichael | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH shipbuilding was given a stay of execution yesterday but the Scottish Secretary warns a Yes Vote in next year's referendum could put further orders at risk.
         
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Labour leader Ed Miliband refuses to offer a jobs guarantee to shipyard workers on the Clyde if Scotland decides to back independence

Labour leader Ed Miliband refuses to offer a jobs guarantee to shipyard workers on the Clyde if Scotland decides to back independence | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
MILIBAND was challenged on the subject as he made a visit to Edinburgh and said the uncertainty over jobs was down to the SNP who wants to split away from the United Kingdom.
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BAE’s Portsmouth shipyard to be downgraded

BAE’s Portsmouth shipyard to be downgraded | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
BAE Systems is expected to make an announcement this morning on the future of its three UK shipbuilding yards with Portsmouth set to be downgraded to a maintenance facility.
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Fears for future of 1500 shipyard workers as company reveal five landmark cranes are set to be removed

Fears for future of 1500 shipyard workers as company reveal five landmark cranes are set to be removed | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
BAE Systems insist the machines are obsolete but workers are concerned and have demanded talks over the move.
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Thousands of Scots shipyard workers begin nerve-shredding wait to learn if they have a future on the Clyde

Thousands of Scots shipyard workers begin nerve-shredding wait to learn if they have a future on the Clyde | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
UNION representatives will be briefed later ahead of an announcement from BAE Systems tomorrow which is expected to confirm more than 1000 job cuts.
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Jobs fears at Govan and Scotstoun as BAE prepares to slash 1,000 jobs

Jobs fears at Govan and Scotstoun as BAE prepares to slash 1,000 jobs | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
TWO Clyde shipyards will potentially suffer huge job losses after it was reported BAE systems is planning to axe up to 1,000 jobs across the UK.
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Clyde yards saved, but hundreds of jobs set to go

Clyde yards saved, but hundreds of jobs set to go | Shipyard Closures | Scoop.it
The announcement which will determine the fate of two BAE shipyards on the Clyde is now expected to be made this morning.
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