Video Duration 02 minutes 56 seconds

UK manufacturing industry ‘on brink of historic collapse’

Union leaders have told Al Jazeera manufacturing is on the brink of its biggest collapse in generations because of government inaction.

In the United Kingdom, union leaders have told Al Jazeera that manufacturing is on the brink of its biggest collapse in generations because of government inaction.

Every week, thousands of jobs are being lost in sectors like aerospace and car manufacturing.

Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports.