Work on the two warships - HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales - had been delayed in December but was due begin soon.
Nursey is going to take your toys away Gordon. I really don't think you have any concept of the depth of the shit we are all now in, courtesy of you and and your loose hold on reality.
A memorandum from the lead contractors seen by the BBC suggests there will "be a fight for the programme's survival".
The memo also discusses ways to cut costs, including the possibility of 400 to 500 redundancies.