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Government’s Industrial Strategy


Government’s Industrial Strategy

Government has now published its Industrial Strategy Green Paper setting out both the strategy to address longterm challenges to the UK economy and inviting repsonses to a formal consultation. There are ten ‘pillars’ underpinning the strategy and the green paper sets out the proposed approach and some early actions which government is committed to take. Proposals include

• £170 million of new capital funding to establish prestigious Institutes of Technology

• Plans to use the successful free school model to expand the provision of specialist maths education across the country

• Action to tackle shortages of STEM skills

• Testing ambitious new approaches to encourage lifelong learning

The consultation closes on 17 April.


Find out more: The industrial Strategy on GOV.UK. at https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/building-our-industrial-strategy