British Steel - Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:30 pm on 21st May 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Altmann Baroness Altmann Conservative 3:30 pm, 21st May 2019

My Lords, will my noble friend relay from these Benches the deep concern that if we proceed on a no-deal Brexit basis, this may be just the beginning of the demise of a significantly successful manufacturing industry in this country? The money that has been spent on planning for no deal could be considered in the context of the bridging loan that is required to save these precious jobs in Scunthorpe.