Vosper jobs hinge on MOD
By Alexander Nicoll, Defence Correspondent
Vosper Thornycroft, the defence services and shipbuilding group,
warned on Tuesday it would have to make half its shipyard workforce
redundant if it did not win an order for patrol vessels from the
Ministry of Defence by January.
The company has already issued precautionary notices covering
about 650 of 1,200 shipbuilding staff at Woolston, near Southampton.
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