industrial strategy

Building a better healthcare cluster

09/01/2020

Outside of the Golden Triangle of Oxford, Cambridge and London, only the North West has been able to develop successful science and technology clusters. Neil Murray reports.

Support local industrial strategies to ‘promote a zero-carbon economy’, think tanks say

23/10/2019

Government must support local industrial strategies, with new funding and devolved powers, to promote a zero-carbon economy, according to two think tanks.

Greater Manchester aims to be carbon-neutral by 2038

14/06/2019

Plans by Greater Manchester to become the UK’s 'leading green and digital city-region' have won backing from the Government in its new Local Industrial Strategy.

Industrial strategy not doing enough for 'everday' sectors warn MPs

19/03/2019

The government’s industrial strategy has focused on high tech businesses but should do more to support other 'everyday' sectors, MPs say.

Creative industries to get £20m ‘boost’

07/12/2018

The Government has announced a more than £20m boost to creative industries across England.

Ministers to 'super charge' LEP performance

24/07/2018

Ministers have published plans to ‘super charge’ the performance and accountability of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) following a review.

Hawthorne: Local industrial strategies could go same way as devolution

04/07/2018

Parts of the country could be left behind when Whitehall rolls out its local industrial strategies, a senior Local Government Association (LGA) figure has warned.

Industrial strategy neglecting fortunes of ‘left-behind’ areas, think tank warns

26/03/2018

The Government’s decision to focus its industrial strategy on the most advanced areas of England risks neglecting the economic fortunes of the bulk of the country, think tank warns.

Whitehall should invest £65m in health boards to support Industrial Strategy

28/11/2017

The Government's Industrial Strategy must recognise the importance of public health in economic growth, a group representing local government has warned.

Industrial Strategy snubs councils

27/11/2017

Business secretary Greg Clark has snubbed councils and empowered local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) in the Government’s long-awaited Industrial Strategy.

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