Exclusive: British steel industry leaders do not require coal from proposed Cumbria mine

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Exclusive: British steel industry leaders do not require coal from proposed Cumbria mine” – below is their description.

The government is set to decide soon whether a new coal mine in Cumbria should go ahead.

As politicians argue over the controversial proposal, very little has been heard from the industry that is supposed to benefit from it.

Leading figures in the British steel industry have told this programme that they do not require its coal.


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