More than 180 jobs to go in RAF Wittering cutbacks

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UP to 183 posts at RAF Wittering are to be made redundant it has been revealed.

The job losses will come from No1 RAF Force Protection Wing and 3 Sqn RAF Regiment which is due to be disbanded. However, all service personnel affected will be found other posts.

North West Cambs MP Shailesh Vara said: “I am of course very disappointed with this news and have spoken with Mark Francois, Minister of State for the Armed Forces.

“He has assured me this is limited to 183 personnel. Importantly he has given me an assurance that all personnel will be offered jobs in the remainder of the RAF Force Protection Force.

“I have asked the minister to ensure that the personnel are provided with all the help and assistance that they may require.”