Car strikes could be on their way to Chichester. Workers at BMW have voted overwhelmingly to take action, thought to be scheduled to take place between 19 April and 24 May, in a dispute over pensions.

BMW workers making engines and the Mini and Rolls-Royce motorcars plan to strike over plans to close their final salary pension scheme.

The RMT union says the proposal could see some workers lose up to £160,000 in retirement income. BMW said it was “disappointed” but remained “open to negotiations”.

The action involves up to 3,500 workers at plants in Chichester, Oxfordshire, Birmingham and Swindon. The firm builds over 200,000 Minis a year at its plant in Cowley, Oxford, nearly 4,000 luxury Rolls-Royce models at Goodwood and about 200,000 engines at Hams Hall near Birmingham.

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