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Steel

Volume 888: debated on Wednesday 12 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will list the prices of the principal steel products of the British Steel Corporation and compare these with similar products in the leading EEC trading centres.

BSC Prices=100
ProductWest GermanyFranceItalyBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg
Billets134112105135
Medium plates119114107148120111
Boiler plates127123113154127
Beams structural101909594106
Steel for reinforcement11488104868991
Hot rolled strip1029797118110114
Hot rolled coil1019397128105

asked the Secretary of State for Industry which British Steel Corporation products will be available from the Glasgow base point.

A wide range of the following BSC products are currently available from the base point at Glasgow Central Station :

  • Bars and flats
  • Sections, including beams and columns
  • Plates
  • Cold reduced coil and sheet
  • Heat rolled coil and sheet
Full details are published in the corporation's price lists. I understand that BSC does not at present propose to change the availability of products at the Glasgow base point.