Some 200 workers from the GMB, Unite and Prospect unions in
After the announcement of the closure of the highly profitable BAE shipyard their will be a loss of more than 900 skilled jobs and many more in the community as a result.
The marchers, waving banners and flags, chanted as they marched from the Victory Gate in the dockyard to the
The rally was addressed by officials from the unions. A message of support and solidarity was also read from ship workers on the
Unfortunately no concrete strategies and plans were proposed to achieve this.
One of the strongest speeches was from Lisa Fletcher from Unite the Community, who talked about the devastating impact of the job losses on the whole community.