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6th April 2017 - ‘Defence contract shows Islwyn is the place to do business’, says Islwyn MP

‘Defence contract shows Islwyn is the place to do business’, says Islwyn MPIslwyn MP Chris Evans has said the announcement of multi-million pound new defence contract with General Dynamics in his constituency shows Islwyn is the place to do business.

A £330 million contract has been awarded by the Ministry of Defence to General Dynamics UK, based in Oakdale, to develop a new battlefield communications network. It is expected to generate 125 new jobs.

Mr Evans said: ‘I am very pleased to see General Dynamics UK continue to thrive in Islwyn. The new jobs created by this contract will be a real boost to the local economy.

‘The success of General Dynamics and many other large and small businesses in the constituency proves that Islwyn is the place to do business.

‘I look forward to more good news in the future and the continued growth of new and existing businesses in Islwyn over the coming years.’

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