200 jobs under threat at Cammell Laird

UP to 200 workers at Birkenhead shipyard Cammell Laird are facing the axe as work dries up.

The company says there is no more work lined up after its current contract to build the flight deck of the Royal Navy’s second new aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, comes to an end.

The 200 workers under threat are a quarter of the shipyard’s total workforce.

A statement issued by Cammell Laird said: ““Cammell Laird is principally a marine and engineering contracting service provi... For the full story register now for free or login below...