Dalzell and Clydebridge Steel Plants (Update on Negotiations)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at on 22 March 2016.

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Photo of Margaret Mitchell Margaret Mitchell Conservative

Business rates relief has been reinstated for a limited period for the two plants on the basis of them being derelict or mothballed industrial buildings. However, can the minister confirm whether there is any reason, other than the European Union state aid regulations, why the two plants at Dalzell and Clydebridge should not receive enterprise status to help them to be more competitive?