Barracks closure: 'We need these jobs here'

There's anger in West Wales to news that 600 well paid military jobs are being transferred out of Pembrokeshire and into one of the most wealthy parts of Wales.

14th Signal Regiment is being moved out of Cawdor barracks near Haverfordwest to St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan. It's a move that will see a hundred million pounds investment in Wales, but also the closure of the Pembrokeshire base.

Civic leaders there have warned the move will have a devestating effect on the economy of west Wales.

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Pembrokeshire barracks to close

The Defence Secretary has confirmed that the 14th Signal Regiment will leave their base at Cawdor Barracks in Brawdy, Pembrokeshire. The 600 military personnel will move to the former RAF St Athan site in the Vale of Glamorgan.