HC Deb 23 February 1984 vol 54 c600W
Mr. Gould

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for each year since 1963 the United Kingdom surplus or deficit on trade in steels and steel products in terms of tonnage with other EEC countries.

Mr. Butcher

The following is the information:

industry have been under discussion between the companies concerned since about 1980. Ministers have, from time to time, met representatives of the companies to be brought up to date on these discussions.

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