Save Our Steel

Community is running a major national campaign seeking support for the UK steel industry. ‘Save our Steel’ is a campaign that brings together union members, community groups & local businesses from across the country.

Our campaign

This campaign is not just about steelworkers. Without a vibrant steel industry we will not have vibrant manufacturing and construction industries. Steel is a vital foundation industry on which the UK economy is built.

Communities across the UK have steel at their heart. The steel industry has provided peace of mind to generations of steelworkers and their families. But now the industry is under threat.

Community, the steelworkers’ union, is campaigning to Save our Steel.

Click here to view and download a copy of the July 2019 steel brief.

Click here for a downloadable poster that you can display to support our campaign.

Below you can find the latest news about our campaign:

 

 

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Community - October 6th, 2020 | Reading Time: < 1 minute
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Community - September 23rd, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Today, Community have written to the Prime Minister calling for urgent action to protect industries and save jobs. You can read our letter here: Dear [...]
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Community - July 9th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
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Community - July 2nd, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Commenting on the news that Celsa Steel has agreed an emergency loan from the government, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of the steelworkers’ trade union Community, [...]
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Community - June 30th, 2020 | Reading Time: < 1 minute
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