The Government could look at the possibility of co-investing with a steel buyer "on commercial terms", the business secretary told the Commons.
Sajid Javid said the "Government stands ready to help" as he addressed the Commons.
I've been in contact with potential buyers, making clear that the government stands ready to help. This includes looking at the possibility of co-investing with a buyer on commercial terms.
Extraordinary that a Tory government is contemplating partial nationalisation of Port Talbot - or what it euphemistically calls co-investing
The Commons debate, which is scheduled to last up to three hours, has been given an emergency slot amid growing fears for the industry.
Surely David Cameron and George Osborne could not be redder than Tony Blair and Gordon Brown?
The government has indicated it would consider taking a minority stake in the UK steel business as a "last resort".