SUBSCRIBE Campaign News This page contains the latest news and updates on this campaign with the most recent update ranked first. Articles SUBSCRIBE McCluskey attacks Tories over ‘unpatriotic’ defence policy22 March 2016 News Summary ‘Unpatriotic’ government policy putting defence jobs at risk21 March 2016 Unite launches campaign for UK defence spend to support UK jobs Unite leader to address special defence industry conference in Preston17 March 2016 The UK’s largest defence union Unite will bring defence workers and leading industry figures together in Preston for a special conference to discuss growing frustrations with the government’s short term decision-making in the defence sector and the urgent need for UK money to be spent supporting UK workers. Government warned over using defence workers as a ‘political football’3 March 2016 Unite warned UK government ministers against using defence workers as a ‘political football’ and jeopardising jobs as it emerged that a House of Commons vote on the successor to Trident could be deferred until the autumn. Unite holds special conference as UK defence industry at a crossroads11 February 2016 Members of Unite in the defence sector and leading industry figures will be gathering in Preston on Monday 21 March for a special conference to highlight the growing frustrations with the government’s short term political decision-making in the defence sector. Unite response to the launch of Labour’s defence review15 January 2016 “Our members will be reassured by the scope and calendar of this review because it is evidently designed to ensure that all voices are heard in this important process."