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Chips are essential

20 October 2023

Semiconductor chip technology is essential to modern industrial production, and a British firm's designs lead the world, but processors are becoming pawns in a US-China trade war. 

HS2 sabotage hits train manufacture

2 October 2023

The government is planning further cuts to the HS2 rail project. This sabotage puts engineering jobs at risk as well as undermining the transport benefits.

Blow to renewable energy policy

28 September 2023

The government’s approach to future energy supply depends heavily on wind power, dedicated as it is to net zero aims. But it’s as much off course with wind as it is with nuclear energy.

Campaign for the future of steel

28 September 2023

Unite has launched a campaign to highlight the decline in Britain’s steel industry, with a plan for its future, including the demand that public contracts are obliged to use British steel.