Decarbonisation has challenges, but offers immense opportunities to revitalise our country’s industrial heartlands.
Posts Tagged: Manufacturing
At the heart of the Midlands Engine’s strategy is a desire to collaborate, particularly in sectors vital to the low carbon transition.
Government should make it attractive for entrepreneurs and engineers to come up with new ideas themselves.
While most people can’t formulate specific policies, their views are useful in conceptualising them in broad terms.
Will Holloway: The Government can show it’s serious about levelling up by launching a National Plan for Manufacturing
It could take action to reduce industrial electricity costs, among other important steps.
Heather Wheeler: The Conservatives have changed, and the ’22 needs to change too. That’s why I’m standing to be its Chair.
I believe I am the right person to deliver a renewed Committee that can serve the best interests of voters up and down the country.
It accounts for a larger share of output and a much larger share of productivity growth in poorer regions of the UK
Stephen Booth: Opportunities for an agile, creative Britain from Brexit – as spelt out by former Remainers
Lidington writes that “the UK has the potential to be world-leading in areas such as fintech, life sciences, artificial intelligence and genetic modification”.
Japan, Korea, Taiwan and now China, have all invested heavily in new technologies – through government support for new industries.
Jack Richardson: Green policy as security policy. And why we shouldn’t let China corner the market in new technologies.
The D10 presents an opportunity for coordinating democracies around goals of combating climate change while securing supply chains.
Will Tanner: Covid and vaccines. Imagine what would have happened if we’d junked intervention – and opted instead for laissez faire.
The first piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
It’s striking that the countries that did best during Covid are those, like Taiwan and South Korea, which live under threat of annihilation by their neighbours.
Re-shoring energy production and re-opening quarries and mines can offer national prosperity, strategic security, and meaningful work.
The ‘rules of origin’ requirements give us a chance to reshore much of the supply chain – and the skilled jobs it creates – for our automotive industry.
With Brexit done and vaccinations continuing, a major mission will be Johnson’s commitment to deliver levellling-up.