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.
I have been asked to reply.The following is the information on
(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
*Affected by BSC strike
Source: Iron and Steel Statistics Bureau
Steel Industry in Scotland (b) Output of Steel hr Category
|‡ Flat products|
* 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.