Government told to recommit to local industrial strategies

By Dan Peters | 17 July 2020

Local industrial strategies (LIS) should be the ‘starting point for economic recovery plans,’ the Government has been told.

A report by the Industrial Strategy Council (ISC), an independent non-statutory advisory group sponsored by the Government to assess the progress of its policy in this area, said LISs ‘still provide the best available economic evidence base for functioning economic areas in every region in England’.

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