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Aerospace employment figures on the rise

Mon, 21 Apr 2014


Employment within the aerospace sector on the Island is up by six per cent compared to a year ago.

21 businesses on the Island employ 881 engineers and support staff – that’s 38 per cent more than when the cluster was launched in 2006.

Manufacturing is one of government’s key priorities in its Vision 2020 strategy with £1 million being spent on a new engineering training centre.

Economic Development Minister John Shimmin says it’s positive news for the Island: 

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  • John Shimmin, MHK

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