Defence: British Steel - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:36 pm on 30th April 2019.

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Photo of Lord Hoyle Lord Hoyle Labour 2:36 pm, 30th April 2019

I put it to the Minister that using more British steel would overcome the uncertainty in relation to Brexit. It would bring more prosperity to steel producing areas and more job security for British steelworkers. Using only 40% British steel on defence projects is far too low. Surely we should be using 100% British steel in all our defence programmes.