Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise, Anna Soubry, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 18 January 2016 on the Government’s work to support the steel sector.
Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Angela Eagle, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
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