Opinion: Is farming ‘strategic’ enough for government support?
Few would deny that steel is of vital strategic importance. It is a main component of most heavy industrial goods, buildings, defence installations and so on. It’s bad enough that most UK production facilities are now foreign owned. It would be even more serious if production capability were also to be removed from our shores. See also: Opinion: EU referendum – in or out? That said, it would not be the first key industry to have left this country. Remember […]