§ 24. Sir Geoffrey de Freitas
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what are his plans to assist employment in the steel industry in Corby, Northants.
§ Mr. Les Huckfield
As my right hon. Friend the Minister of State informed the right hon. Member on 16 January, the Government's steel policy remains as set out in Cmnd 7149. I understand that my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Environment has just received a copy of the employment study by Coopers and Lybrand which was commissioned locally and this will be considered.