(BBC) BAE Systems job cuts: Lancashire bishop backs workers

The Anglican Bishop of Blackburn has pledged church support for BAE Systems workers in Lancashire who are set to lose their jobs.

In Lancashire, 565 jobs will be shed from 3,970 at Samlesbury, and 843 posts will go from 6,537 at Warton.

Bishop Nicholas Reade said every Christian in the county should ask what they can do to help the BAE workers.

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