UK Steel Industry Is Asking For A Level Playing Field

Nobody is asking for subsidies. The UK steel industry is asking for a level playing field. We are seeing the massive dumping of heavily subsidised Chinese steel—70% of Chinese steelmakers are state owned—dragging down the price of steel and crippling the British steel industry. Continue reading

Leave No Stone Unturned In The Fight To Save The Welsh Steel Industry

The Welsh steel industry plays a critical role in underpinning business right across the board, including SMEs, but global headwinds affecting the industry have been growing stronger. Will the Secretary of State join me and Welsh MPs from all parties in asking for a meeting with his right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills to ensure that no stone remains unturned in the fight to save the Welsh steel industry? Continue reading

More Long-Termism Needs To Be Built Into The UK’s Corporate Culture

Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon) (Lab): The hon. Gentleman is making an interesting and important point about foreign takeovers, particularly hostile takeovers Continue reading

Contaminated Blood - England & Wales Inquiry

My written Parliamentary question to the Secretary of State for Health on an inquiry into contaminated blood in England and Wales: Continue reading

Contaminated Blood - Liability

My written Parliamentary question to the Secretary of State for Health on the establishment of liability for people infected by contaminated blood: Continue reading

Launch of Labour Business

  Speaking at the launch of Labour Business Stephen Kinnock said, Thank you everyone.  I would just like to start by thanking the Labour Business/LFIG executive.  I want to thank, in particular, Hamish who has done a brilliant job since becoming Chair this summer and I look forward to continuing to work with you in the coming years.  And I am sure we would all like to pay tribute to the work of David Offenbach who has done so much to put LFIG/Labour Business on the map over the past 4 years as Chair.  And I would like to thank all of you here for coming.  It is great to see so many colleagues here. I think that speaks to the commitment of our party to supporting business, job creation and innovation.  And it is important to state that we are the party of business.  That we are pro-business, but not business as usual.  Continue reading

This is an abdication of responsibility

Speaking in the debate on the equalisation of the state pension age and calls for a fair transitional arrangement for women adversely affected Stephen Kinnock said, Continue reading

Asylum Centre Goytre

My written Parliamentary question to the Home Secretary on the proposed centre for destitute asylum seekers in Goytre: Continue reading

Arms Trade Saudi Arabia

My written Parliamentary question to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on arms trade with Saudi Arabia: Continue reading

Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme

My written Parliamentary question to the Secretary of State for Health on companies that have left the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme: Continue reading