The BBC reports Spain
wants a bigger say in what goes on at Airbus parent-company EADS...
and that has British lawmakers worried Airbus production might be
moved from Broughton to a Spanish city.
A leaked report obtained by the British Broadcasting Corporation
says... after BAE Systems sells its 20-percent stake in EADS as
planned... Spanish authorities are interested in picking up the
Does that indeed mean a move for the Broughton facility? Wales
Office Minister Nick Ainger says no... that he's received
assurances from EADS that, no matter what happens... 7,000 jobs at
Boughton are safe.
But lawmakers are clearly shaken by the prospect.
Parliamentarian Mark Tami says, this just proves Wales can never
take for granted any employment offered by Airbus.