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 Brookman Lord Brookman Labour 2:36 pm, 30th April 2019

I am just coming to my question. I recall a debate held some years ago in this Chamber in which the issue was raised. There were 19 speakers all talking in the same vein as we are today: save the steel industry, look after the jobs and get the people working. Someone came up to me afterwards and said—