Manufacturing

Part of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy – in the House of Commons on 12th February 2019.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Minister (International Development)

The latest monthly figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal that manufacturing output has collapsed into recession territory, with a sixth consecutive month of falling output. As part of that, manufacturing fell 4.9% in the final quarter of last year. Will the Government listen to Labour, trade unions and businesses, and take the threat of a no-deal Brexit off the table to restore manufacturing sector confidence and protect my constituents’ jobs?