What are the EU rules about state aid?

The government has decided not to provide extra money to British Steel, which is to enter insolvency.

The government has decided not to provide extra money to British Steel, which is to enter insolvency.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had called on Theresa May to take a public stake in the company, having previously said that Brexit could be an opportunity to pump more cash into British industry.

He said that European Union (EU) rules restricted so-called "state aid", so Brexit could make it easier for the British government to support the British steel industry.

But other EU...
source: BBC

2019-05-22 13:29
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