In January the Commission was invited in to 10 Downing St to discuss its work on industrial strategy. Commissioners met with George Freeman MP, Chairman of the No 10 Policy Board, and John Godfrey, Head of the No 10 Policy Unit, along with other members of the Unit. With the meeting taking place just before the publication of the Government’s Green Paper on industrial strategy, there was a useful exchange of views and perspectives. The Commission will publish its own working paper on industrial strategy later this spring.
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