In a letter to Geoffrey Robinson, the Labour MP for Coventry North West, Rolls-Royce has confirmed plans to close their Ansty factory.
We will progressively run down Defence Services work carried out at Ansty by a combination of natural termination of legacy programmes or re-location of on-going work to other facilities. This is expected to take a number of years.
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Dry start, with some brighter spells. However turning breezy, with rain spreading east during the morning.
A rather cloudy and wet day with rain, sometimes heavy, spreading northeast through the morning