Airbus warns it may need to stockpile parts against Brexit
Airbus, one of the UK's biggest manufacturing employers, has warned it may have to stockpile parts to operate smoothly once the UK leaves the EU.
Catherine Bennett, senior vice-president for Airbus UK, told the BBC it would have to decide very soon about "pressing the button" on stockpiling.
"We spend £5bn a year on the UK supply chain... it is really important the parts don't get held up in warehouses."
Ms Bennett said the firm was in discussions with government.
She told the BBC's Today programme that the firm operated a "just in time" supply chain, which... read more
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