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The government did nothing to avert the Tata Steel crisis

"Our EU competitors support their industries in ways that we do not support ours"

By Chuka Umunna  

Workers wait to speak to Business Secretary Sajid Javid as he leaves Tata Steel in Port Talbot, South Wales, as the Government outlined its response to the crisis gripping the steel industry. Ben Birchall/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: What the Tata Steel crisis tells us about Brexit 

There is no doubt about it: the government has been asleep at the wheel in the face of an oncoming crisis.…

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