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Steel Industry

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:09 pm on 26th May 2016.

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Photo of Sajid Javid Sajid Javid The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills 12:09 pm, 26th May 2016

There have been regular meetings with our colleagues in the Ministry of Defence and with the companies, including Sheffield Forgemasters, that specialise in some of the steel that is required for our defence purposes. The hon. Gentleman will be pleased to know that, for example, the new Queen Elizabeth aircraft carriers will use some 95,000 tonnes of British steel.