Airbus boss says Brexit risks losing UK aviation's 'crown jewels' to China

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UK operations chief tells MPs trade barriers and restricted movement for staff will put thousands of jobs in Wales at risk

Airbus has told MPs that Britain risks losing the “crown jewels” of its aviation industry to China as a result of Brexit, putting up to 7,000 wing-manufacturing jobs in Wales at risk.

The company’s senior corporate representative in the UK warned the business select committee that the threat of new customs bureaucracy and reduced employee mobility could deter long-term investment and accelerate a shift to Asia.

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