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Steel (Statistics)

Volume 100: debated on Wednesday 25 June 1986

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was (a) the total output of steel, and (b) the output of various categories of steel from plants in Scotland in the last year for which figures are available and for each year since 1979.

(a) crude steel production for the years 1979 to 1985 and (b) output of steel by category for the years 1979 to 1984, in Scotland:

Steel Industry in Scotland (a) Crude Steel Production

million tonnes

19791·7

*1980

1·3
19812·0
19821·7
19831·8
19841·9
19852·0

*Affected by BSC strike

Source: Iron and Steel Statistics Bureau

Steel Industry in Scotland (b) Output of Steel hr Category

million tonnes

*

Long products

Flat products
19790·10·8
19800·10·5
19810·10·8
19820·10·6
19830·10·6
19840·10·6

* Long products, eg bars, rods and sections.

† Flat products, eg wide coil, sheets, plates and hot rolled narrow strip.

Source: European Coal and Steel Community; Investment in the Community Coalmining and Iron and Steel Industries.