It’s George Osborne Who Is Killing British Steel, Claims Tata Boss

  • Date: 29/04/16
  • The Sun

George Osborne risks killing off British manufacturing with sky-high green taxes and business rates – the Indian boss of the Port Talbot steelworks blasted today.

George Osborne attending the Port Talbot Steel Works

Tata Steel chief Bimlendra Jha said his UK business would be MAKING money if it had Germany’s electricity prices.

And he told MPs that the Government’s existing policies – such as eco taxes which send energy costs through the roof – meant it was almost impossible for firms “bleeding money” to recover.

He stormed: “We cannot be the ones who shut the door on the industrial revolution which began in this country.”

The blast came as the Tata chief warned there were “serious question marks about the viability” of Port Talbot steelworks.

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