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Posts Tagged: Industrial Strategy
“I am an optimist. I am an enthusiast for the change that is coming.” Hammond’s Conference speech, full text
“When the Prime Minister gets a deal agreed there will be a boost to our economic growth, a Deal Dividend which we will share, in line with our balanced approach.”
Liz Truss: As Labour’s Conference opens, think long and hard about the damage they would wreak on jobs, wages and tax
They want to bring down the system of free enterprise, and replace it with a committee of Corbyn, McDonnell and Abbott telling us how we should live our lives.
May’s speech on science – “the UK’s ingenuity and creativity will be what drives our progress as a nation”
“Today over half of the UK’s resident researcher population were born overseas. When we leave the European Union, I will ensure that does not change.”
Simon Clarke: Teesside is experiencing an industrial renaissance – with Conservative optimism driving out Labour gloom
The first in a three-part ConHome mini-series on the Tory revival in the area since the Mayoral election of last May.
Nick Faith: We need a Brexit that is open for business. Letting Melrose take over GKN would be a sign we’ll get one.
When open markets are being called into question by the Left, the last thing the economy needs is for a Conservative Government to play the interventionist card.
Sponsored Post: Darren Caplan: The rail industry is bigger than previously thought – and is ready to deliver even more for UK plc
In total, the industry employs more people than the entire city of Birmingham, and can play a crucial role in the country’s economic future.
Someone has to take control of the Government grid and plot a series of activities designed to reinforce each other and to build a positive narrative.
Alan Mak: The Industrial Strategy is a bold vision for economic renewal. But we need to invest more in R&D.
If the Conservative Party is to remain successful, we must solve Britain’s productivity puzzle and deliver a tangible financial boost for voters.
Gone is the Conservative certainty of reducing taxes to promote businesses’ own investment and growth.
“A Britain fit for the future” might sound a bit exhausting, but it is achievable – if Ministers avoid the pitfalls of the past.
How will Corbynomics work in practice? And how much will it really cost?
To hit our decarbonisation targets, to restore a once-proud industry, and to support renewables, we need to expand conventional and innovative nuclear technologies.
It’s not just a matter of output: developing this pioneering industry would support tens of thousands of British jobs and demonstrate global leadership.
Alan Mak: The Fourth Industrial Revolution 4) The case for embracing technological advances must be made now
That means explaining the benefits in day to day life, and preparing an appropriate regulatory structure to deliver them.