Taxpayers will have a stake in any takeover
The Government will take a 25 per cent stake in any rescue package of Tata’s steel business, it was announced today. The
Despite being in Australia when the key meeting was in India
Sajid Javid today claimed he persuaded Tata not to close down Port Talbot’s steel works – despite being in Australia when
"We face a systematic industrial massacre" said the EU's Industry Commissioner, Antonio Tajani in September 2013. Over the last year his prediction has come true. The UK's steel industry is on its last legs, deprived of oxygen, gasping for air.
We are now paying double the price for the crisis: the government's conduct has severely damaged the prospects for the steel sector; and it has also severely damaged the prospect for the EU referendum. The simple, unadulterated truth is that the EU has been trying hard to be part of the solution for UK steel. The government has been consistently part of the problem.
Labour MP: "I doubt steel workers will be very impressed."
Steel workers have been “let down” by Business Secretary Sajid Javid after it was revealed the minister attended a series
Labour MP Anna Turley questions lack of Government support for Teesside
The Government has been warned against letting the Port Talbot steelworks close after figures showed unemployment has spiralled