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Iron And Steel Production

Volume 931: debated on Monday 9 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry what proportion of United Kingdom crude steel, pig iron and tinplate was produced in Wales in 1976.

Following are the figures:

Percentage of UK Production in Wales in 1976
Crude steel28
Blast furnace iron33
Tinplate100
Source: Iron and Steel Statistics Bureau.

asked the Secretary of State for Industry how many tons of steel were produced in 1967 in England, Scotland and Wales, respectively; and how many tons it is estimated will be produced in 1977.

Following is the information:

Crude Steel Production
million tonnes 1967
England13·5
Scotland2·6
Wales8·1
Source: Iron and Steel Statistics Bureau. Estimates for 1977 are not available.