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    Laying the (right) foundations: four problems with the Industrial Strategy Commission’s report

Laying the (right) foundations: four problems with the Industrial Strategy Commission’s report

Peter Kenway and Dan Corry respond to the initial report by the Industrial Strategy Commission, which sets out the key foundations for a long-term industrial strategy. They outline four problems with the report’s focus and approach.

The initial report of the Industrial Strategy Commission, chaired by Dame Kate Barker and supported by Sheffield and Manchester Universities, is a welcome first […]

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    Post-Brexit Industrial Strategy: a curious complacency hovers over the General Election

Post-Brexit Industrial Strategy: a curious complacency hovers over the General Election

Unlike during the 2015 campaigns, the state of the economy is not at the forefront of this general election. Neither is one of the UK’s biggest economic problems: productivity. Peter Kenway and Dan Corry write that solving this problem should be the primary goal of the institutions responsible for industrial strategy.

Debate about the state of the economy was centre-stage […]

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    Giving civil society a boost: a progressive path to the ‘shared society’

Giving civil society a boost: a progressive path to the ‘shared society’

Earlier this year, the Prime Minister spoke about her ‘shared society’ vision. But a slogan itself will not shift us closer to a genuinely progressive civil society. Dan Corry and Gerry Stoker set out a programme of reform and explain how it could really change the way British society works.

A decade of austerity has driven cuts to public services […]

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    Not left behind? Five questions that need answering before the Copeland and Stoke by-elections

Not left behind? Five questions that need answering before the Copeland and Stoke by-elections

There will be two by-elections this month, yet the focus is more on who will win than on what policies they will adopt if they do win. Peter Kenway, Dan Corry, and Steve Barwick outline the main problems facing Stoke and Copeland, and set some key questions that will make for a more substantive debate.

On 23 February, the country […]