Rolls-Royce job losses are major blow to Coventry say business leaders

THE loss of almost 400 jobs to Coventry’s economy following the decision by Rolls-Royce to make cutbacks at its Ansty operation are a significant blow to the area, business leaders have said.

Rolls-Royce has said it plans to axe 378 jobs from the Ansty operation and union leaders have said the decision is a direct result of defence cutbacks by the Government.

Unite said the job losses now cast serious doubt over the future of the Ansty plant, which employs around 800 people. The union said with such sign... For the full story register now for free or login below...