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Gartcosh Steel Mill

Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 4:39 pm on 23rd January 1986.

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Photo of Malcolm Rifkind Malcolm Rifkind Secretary of State for Scottish Office 4:39 pm, 23rd January 1986

The hon. Gentleman will be aware that the Government amendment refers to the need and the desirability to achieve a viable steel industry for the country as a whole. The Government have already indicated the importance that they attach to Ravenscraig. I shall make some remarks on that during my speech if the hon. Gentleman will be so patient as to wait.