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In Business: Steel in the UK

Amid concern about the future of the Port Talbot steel works, Peter Day examines the history of the industry in Britain.

Amid concern about the future of the Port Talbot steel works - and fear for the jobs of workers there - Peter Day looks at the history of the industry in Britain. When was the heyday of British steel, and what went wrong? Peter visits Port Talbot and also delves into the archives to hear stories from a time when manufacturing dominated the British economy.
Presenter: Peter Day
Producer: Caroline Bayley.

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