Hull MP petitions Commons supporting BAE Systems workers at Brough

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today presented a petition to the House of Commons supporting the campaign to save defence manufacturing jobs at BAE Systems in Brough. The petition read: "To the House of Commons. The petition of residents of Kingston upon Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.Declares that residents believe that skilled defence manufacturing jobs at BAE Systems in Brough are of vital strategic importance for the defence and security of the United Kingdom. The petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges the Government to take action to save the 400 jobs that are under threat at Brough, including ordering new Hawk aircrafts for the Red Arrows to replace the current fleet that was made in the 1970s."