HC Deb 08 July 1971 vol 820 c455W
Q10. Mr. Churchill

asked the Prime Minister whether he is satisfied with the co-ordination between the Department of Trade and Industry and the Department of employment in considering all proposals, including any from private enterprise, that might carry on steel production at the Irlam Steel Works and safeguard the jobs of many of the 4,300 men who are to be made redundant by the British Steel Corporation.

The Prime Minister

Yes. There is already close consultation between all the Departments concerned, although proposals for the future of individual works are a matter for the Corporation.

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