Industrial policy

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CBI says free market has left UK with ‘branch-line economy’
Director general to tell ministers to work with business to level up regions and move to net zero

Juliette Garside

22, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance sells two car parts factories in England
Plant in Essex will still shut despite Jaguar Land Rover finding buyer for sites owned by Sanjeev Gupta’s firm

Jasper Jolly

18, Nov, 2021 @6:11 PM

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The Cop26 message? We are trusting big business, not states, to fix the climate crisis | Adam Tooze
The summit exposed a world looking beyond a broken neoliberal model, says professor of history Adam Tooze

Adam Tooze

16, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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George Gater obituary
Other lives: As a public servant, George Gater sought to improve the effectiveness of the textiles and garment industries

Alison Moore Gater

13, Oct, 2021 @4:34 PM

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The Guardian view on Boris Johnson’s oily politics: not-so-slick green policies | Editorial
Editorial: How can Britain persuade other countries to ditch fossil fuels when it won’t do so itself?


15, Aug, 2021 @4:15 PM

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EU’s green deal plans launched with ‘make-or-break decade’ warning
Crucial period in climate and biodiversity crises flagged at European Commission as sweeping legal targets announced

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

14, Jul, 2021 @3:14 PM

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MPs criticise ministers’ failure to plan industrial policy
Committee says firms have been left guessing with UK government’s ‘short-term approach’

Jillian Ambrose

28, Jun, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Bill McCall obituary
Trade union leader who took on Margaret Thatcher and won, and who laid the foundation for Prospect

Charles Harvey

20, May, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Houchenism – the brand of can-do Tory threatening the left and right old guard | Will Hutton
With a 73% majority and a string of interventionist initiatives, Tees Valley mayor, Ben Houchen, is reinventing Conservatism

Will Hutton

08, May, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Oxford Nanopore float offers London a proper tech future
Planned IPO of life science group will test LSE’s appetite for funding high-growth tech

Nils Pratley

30, Mar, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Warm on words but cold on substance – the UK recovery plan is a mess | Richard Partington
Without a proper industrial strategy, the government has no hope of ‘building back better’

Richard Partington

28, Mar, 2021 @2:28 PM

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Why did UK government abolish its own Industrial Strategy Council?
Council had a strong cast of wise figures who did their job and scrutinised policy - so had to go

Nils Pratley

23, Mar, 2021 @7:56 PM

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