Should the Government nationalise Vestas wind turbine factory and save 600 jobs?

Should the Government nationalise Vestas wind turbine factory and save 600 jobs?
The Government has announced £1bn of funding for wind power, but has so far refused to intervene to save the country’s only significant manufacturer of wind turbine equipment.
That’s outrageous how can the UK lead on renewable energy without a manufacturing base
The Government’s over stretched itself with the banks and car industry, it can’t be expected to do anymore
Market forces dictate whether a business is needed and this is the case here

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