Aerospace Conference

(March 29, 2017)

On 29th March 2017, Mark hosted a conference in the House of Commons about  the future and benefits of the Aerospace Industry in the North West and the UK as a whole.  

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Image Courtesy: Chris Rees

Guest speakers included: Harriett Baldwin MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Defence Procurement; Nia Griffith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence; Bob Keen, Head of Government Relations at BAE Systems and Roland Entwistle, Salmesbury Site Convenor from Unite the Union.

Representatives from industry, trade unions, and companies from the supply chain joined parliamentarians to discuss the challenges facing the aerospace sector and UK manufacturing.  The speakers answered questions from the audience and later delegates had the opportunity to network towards the end of the event. 

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