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one of Japan's big carmakers could be about to rock British politics media reports claim Honda was about to pull the plug on its manufacturing operations in the country Sky News says the announcement could come Tuesday it says the plants in the southwest town of Swindon is likely to close in twenty twenty two that could cost over three and a half thousand jobs for the political impact will be a media it's the news would come just weeks before brexit no word yet if that's connected to any decision by Honda Swindon's local conservative lawmaker says it's not but the sun has previously warned the brakes it raise the risk of huge disruption confirmation would also led to fears about the position of all the comic is to get the Honda Toyota renaissance account for about home off of Britain's car output , the center is being one of the country's few big manufacturing success stories in recent years now Nissan has already scrapped plans to build one future mobile in the country partly blaming brexit any similar comments by Honda would be seized on by opponents of an E. U. exits so far Honda has refused to comment but is not just the Japanese firms to watch , last week sources told Reuters the U. S. joined Ford has also threatened to move work overseas if brexit goes badly it's been in the U. K. for over a hundred years for the British government a manufacturing success story could quickly become a political nightmare