First ministers call on UK government to help Covid-hit aerospace industry

Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish leaders urge Boris Johnson to set up aerospace taskforce

Nicola Sturgeon has joined forces with the first ministers of Wales and Northern Ireland to demand “urgent intervention” from the the UK government to help the struggling aerospace sector.

The Scottish first minister, her Welsh counterpart Mark Drakeford and both Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill, the first minister and deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, have written to Boris Johnson.

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