UK Steel Reaction to the Queens Speech

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With the political turmoil of the times and the magnitude of the challenge on the Government’s plate, it was vital that this speech provided some sense of stability and certainty.

The speech went some way to acknowledging business concerns over Brexit; importantly the need to gain “maximum public support” indicates a new willingness to listen and take on board a wider range of views. More needs to be done, but we hope this marks the start of the development of an ‘orderly transition’ approach to departing the EU.

 Here is our full reaction and a summary of the speech's key points relevant to the steel sector.

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