Hundreds of steelworkers from across the UK have marched through Westminster to put pressure on Tata and the Government to save the crisis-hit industry.
They were joined by the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, chanting "Save Our Steel" as they walked past Parliament.
The march came as the management buyout team bidding to purchase the UK assets of Tata Steel made it clear it is working alone rather than in conjunction with another group.
There have been reports that Excalibur has met officials from Liberty House about a possible link-up. The two are believed to be leading bidders for Tata's UK plants.
The Indian conglomerate's board is meeting in Mumbai to draw up a shortlist.
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