Industrial Strategy snubs councils

By Mark Conrad | 27 November 2017

Business secretary Greg Clark has snubbed councils and empowered local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) as the drivers of future local growth in the Government’s long-awaited Industrial Strategy.

Mr Clark’s blueprint for Britain’s economic growth, which has assumed greater importance due to Brexit, reveal ministers’ plan to kick-start Britain’s ailing economy in the period after its departure from the EU.

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