May 26, 2016

Steel Industry Pensions – My Question to the Business Minister

The vital steel industry in the UK is under threat following proposals by Tata steel, owners of several major plants here in Wales, to close plants in Port Talbot and elsewhere if a buyer cannot be found for the businesses. Steel plants are the lifeblood of the communities where they are based, providing employment not just for steel workers but …

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April 13, 2016

Speaking Up for Staff at the Insolvency Service in Cardiff to BIS Secretary

Yesterday, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Sajid Javid MP gave an update to Parliament on the UK steel crisis. I took the opportunity to ask the Secretary for reassurances that BIS will not cut jobs at the Cardiff office of the Insolvency Service. Sadly, the Secretary failed to provide any such assurance, and simply said …

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