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Iron and Steel: Procurement

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 72460, tabled on 9 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of steel (a) procured and (b) ordered as of 9 November 2021 is UK-made for (i) Crossrail, (ii) Thames Tideway, (iii) the new Hinckley nuclear power plant and (iv) HS2.

Answered on

22 November 2021

The Department annually collates and publishes information on how much steel is purchased by Government for major infrastructure projects in the previous financial year, including what proportion is UK-produced, where available. Please find the latest publication here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/987147/steel-procurement-data-2021.pdf.