Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 2nd February 2016.

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Photo of Jamie Reed Jamie Reed Labour, Copeland

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent steps he has taken to support the steel industry.

Photo of Sajid Javid Sajid Javid The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

We are taking clear action to help the steel industry.

We’re cutting electricity costs, tackling unfair trade, updating procurement guidance, introducing flexibility in emissions regulations and reviewing business rates.

That is what the steel industry has asked for and that is what we are delivering.

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