Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 16th January 2019.

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Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Conservative, Scarborough and Whitby

The Prime Minister will be aware of the Sirius Minerals project in my constituency, which is already employing about 1,000 people and is set to boost British exports by £2 billion. From her visits to China, where she met the company’s customers, she will know how important its polyhalite fertiliser product can be around the world. The company is currently seeking a Treasury guarantee to complete its financing. Does the Prime Minister agree with me that this is precisely the sort of project the Government should be supporting to show our commitment to the northern powerhouse and the industrial strategy?