An ambitious transition plan is needed to forge a greener future for UK steel

Government and industry must work with trade unions to unlock much-needed investment to create a world-leading, net zero steel sector, argues Common Wealth’s Miriam Brett and Community’s Alisdair McDiarmid Port Talbot has been home to the steel industry since the early 1900s, playing an integral role in delivering local jobs and generating local investment. The … Read more

Port Talbot steelworks calls for decarbonisation package to help it avoid risk of closure

Tata Group has threatened to shut down operations at the Port Talbot plant, one of the UK’s two large steelwork facilities, if the government does not provide it with up to £1.5bn of financial support to help future-proof the plant by switching to lower carbon production techniques. The steelmaker is reportedly considering replacing its blast … Read more