There is a very long timescale for consultation and implementation, so we hope that compulsory redundancies will be avoided. However, the underlying reason for the job losses is the government's defence spending cuts announced a couple of years ago.
Rolls Royce have yet to comment.
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Most areas will have increasing cloud and some northern areas will turn misty with possible fog by the end of the night.
Dry and mild overnight. Some heavy showers on Saturday.