HC Deb 14 January 1980 vol 976 c629W
Mr. George

asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether there has been a conclusion to the discussions between his Department and the EEC Commission on the problems of the British industrial fastener industry.

Mr. David Mitchell

The discussions with the EEC Commission in recent months have been mainly by representatives of the fastener industry and talks are continuing on steel prices and other problems. The Commission believes that Continental steel prices have risen but it