I am sure I am not the only person who is a long time subscriber and reader of the Economist journal but who disagrees profoundly with most of what it says. The online comments section of the journal show just that. For example...
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.
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
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
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Tory Ministers Have Failed Our Steel Industry - It's Time for a Low-Carbon Industrial Strategy With Steel at Its Heart
Time is now of the essence. And the Prime Minister's reluctance to contemplate public ownership shows yet again a government putting misguided ideology above practical support for an industry - and communities - in need.
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