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Kinnock has shown he is an internationalist who can think local - someone who can consider the big, extensional issues of politics and society and also get stuck in to the nitty-gritty of constituency problems. Amid an unstable Labour Party, and questions over who could be the next leader, don't be surprised if his name is in the frame in the not too distant future.
Tata's decision to pull out of the Port Talbot plant has undoubtedly created political panic and febrile media chatter over
Network Rail does not sound like a haven of social media-savvy sass. But it evidently is. The Mirror reported that Network
Figures only to be collected when "Buy British" policy starts this month
The Government does not know how much British steel it buys despite the long-term crisis in the industry. Ministers have
Read more on The Huffington Post Sajid Javid knew “a few weeks ago” that Tata Steel was considering closing down its Port
When the prime minister assures the 40,000 families in and around Port Talbot whose livelihoods are threatened by the threatened closure of the Tata-owned steel works that the government is doing everything it can to safeguard their interests, my reaction is: really? Is that why UK steel companies say they are paying up to seven times more in business rates than their European competitors? Or why their energy costs are about 80% higher than the European average?
With steel in crisis, which others were saved by the state?