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Iron and Steel: Tees Valley

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 187065, tabled on 1 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions the Government has had with steel companies on the construction of electric arc furnaces on Teesside.

Answered on

6 November 2018

The Government continues to work with Mayor Ben Houchen and the Tees Valley Combined Authority to promote new investment in the Tees Valley, including in the materials sector. Such discussions are commercially sensitive. Any proposals that request public funding are assessed for their robustness, strategic fit and value for money.

Answered by

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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