HC Deb 18 March 1976 vol 907 cc624-5W
Mr. Cant

asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether agreement has yet been reached with the EEC Commissioner for competition regarding his proposal to provide a fund of £70 million for a counter cyclical-steel sockpiling; and whether any finance has yet been made available to the British Steel Corporation.

Mr. Kaufman

No opposition has been expressed by the EEC Commission. An initial payment has been made to the Corporation.