Daughter of a steelworker bags new steel minister post
LABOUR turned up the heat on the government’s industrial failures last night — appointing Gill Furniss to a new post of shadow steel minister.
The new job was announced alongside a raft of positions firming up Jeremy Corbyn’s new front bench.
Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough MP Ms Furniss has made campaigning to save the British steel industry a top priority since she was elected in a by-election earlier this year.
She stood after her late husband Harry Harpham died of cancer less than a year after winning the seat in last year’s general election.
Ms Furniss said: “This is personal,... read more
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