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British Ceramic Confederation open letter to MPs with ceramic manufacturing sites in their constituency.
New Tory MPs have promised to transform the region, but its greatest threat will come in days, when Britain leaves the EU.
Labour says the government "fiddling while Rome burns" as business groups complain they were ignored.
Dmitry Grozoubinski, a former diplomat and trade negotiator at the World Trade Organisation, and Shanker Singham from the Institute of Economic Affairs, whose work is often cited by Brexiteer politicians, discuss tariffs.
"In a stroke of a pen, the Department of International Trade could kill off one of our oldest and proudest industries."
The Department of International Trade is reportedly contemplating action, which would decimate our ceramic sector.
But cabinet colleague Greg Clark said government must "defend" industries from foreign competition.