Tag Archives: Scunthorpe

Just desserts still have to wait – 6 years on.

OTD in 2017 that I persuaded Henry Tapper to visit Port Talbot with me to listen to BSPS steelworkers. Appropriate therefore, that exactly 6 years on, the Daily Mail exposes Darren Reynolds. Six years on, astonishingly, the fight for justice … Continue reading

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Which stranded assets should we pick?

Like any liberal do-gooder, my first reaction to hearing the Government had cleared the digging of a £165m mine in Whitehaven with “dismay” – or an expletive not fit to be published. My second reaction was “what do I know” … Continue reading

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Why steelworker’s compo is set to fall by £15,000

The FCA has published its proposed redress scheme for steelworkers but it looks like the compensation will cost £49m rather than the estimated £71m earlier this year. The new compensation levels are now estimated to average  £45,000 (down from £60,000)  … Continue reading

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Put gallows humour apart – the Jingye deal looks good news for the north-east.

Jingye deal for British Steel expected to secure thousands of jobs https://t.co/lqGTFIob31 — Stefan #Labour:ForTheManyNotTheFew #GTTO (@SZaitschenko) November 11, 2019 There ought to be some gallows humour up at Scunny this morning. After all, the issues British Steel has had, … Continue reading

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Stefan, Henry and Rich go to Parliament.

Stefan Zait, Rich Caddy and I  have been invited to go to Westminster and give oral evidence to the DWP Select Committee about the support given to BSPS members in their Time to Choose Al Rush will inform us with the IFA’s … Continue reading

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