Hundreds protest over BAE shipyard job cuts

Around 200 people joined a rally to protest BAE's announcement that it is to stop shipbuilding in Portsmouth.

Demonstarors at a rally in Portsmouth city centre supporting the 940 BAE workers who are to lose their job at the city's shipyard.
Demonstarors at a rally in Portsmouth city centre supporting the 940 BAE workers who are to lose their job at the city's shipyard. Credit: PA

Many demonstrators carried placards to support workers at the shipyard, where 940 jobs are expected to go if BAE goes ahead with the proposed closure of the site next year.

Read: How will Portsmouth cope with the loss of jobs?

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