Staff working at a nuclear weapons factory in Berkshire have voted to strike over changes to their pensions. Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) is contracted by the government to provide and maintain nuclear warheads. The Prospect union said members “cared deeply” about national security and did not want to take action “that could impact on the UK’s continuous sea deterrent”. AWE said procedures were in place to ensure the safety of its operations.
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