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Government policy on long-term growth scrutinised

19 October 2021

The Treasury Committee explores the coherence of the Government’s growth and industrial strategy, and in particular its decision to replace the 2017 Industrial Strategy with the Plan for Growth at the March 2021 Budget.

Witnesses

Wednesday 20 October 2021

At 2.15pm

  • George Dibb, Head of the Centre for Economic Justice, Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)
  • Sir Geoffrey Owen, Head of Industrial Policy, Policy Exchange

Other subjects could include how levelling-up and regional strategies fit into growth and industrial plans, the lasting effects of the pandemic, the implications of the net-zero carbon transition for growth and industrial policy, and the status of skills, education and employment in the Government’s growth strategies.

Further information

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