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Tata ‘fed up’ with ministers over Corus closure

By Alex Stevenson Tata Steel has “lost all confidence” in the government’s ability to rescue Corus’ Teesside plant, an MP has claimed. Middlesbrough South and Cleveland’s Ashok Kumar told the Indian firm had become disillusioned after months of foot-dragging by Peter Mandelson’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis). The closure of Tata subsidiary… Read more »

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Alan Sugar told peers "never, ever underestimate me"
Sketch: Maiden Sugar prefers punch to Judy

By Alex Stevenson Any sceptics that Alan Sugar was something of an interloper in the world of Westminster will have had their doubts blown away by his pugnacious maiden speech in the Lords. Every politician knows the folly of proclaiming their purity in the stark terms employed by Baron Sugar of Clapton today. “It is… Read more »