Ministers accused of ‘lukewarm’ commitment on use of British steel in HS2

The Government has been accused of failing to show support for the UK steel industry following its “lukewarm” commitment to using British suppliers for its flagship high speed rail project.

Responding to the recent announcement of the first wave of contracts for HS2, Labour has been pressing ministers for guarantees that at least 95 percent of steel used in the scheme will be British made.

The Government has since stated that it “expects” this target to be met in the rail part of the project, but it has stopped short of offering any further promises.

Read on… http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/ministers-accused-of-lukewarm-commitment-on-use-of-british-steel-in-hs2-1-8675775

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One Response to Ministers accused of ‘lukewarm’ commitment on use of British steel in HS2

  1. poetmorgan says:

    HS2 will be cancelled in the next financial crisis that should be along in a bit of a while.

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