VIDEO: The Rt. Hon. Greg Clark MP speaks at Policy Exchange’s Industrial Strategy conference

Watch The Rt. Hon. Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy deliver a speech and answer questions at Policy Exchange’s ‘Developing a Modern Industrial Strategy’ conference

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David Trimble saw the sacrifices that had to be made for peace

Following the death of Martin McGuinness, Policy Exchange Director Dean Godson, author of the biography of David Trimble, ‘Himself Alone’, was invited by the Evening Standard to reflect on the Unionist leader’s relationship with the Sinn Fein/IRA commander

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Lessons from the US on Innovation Policy

A commentary by Sir Geoffrey Owen, Head of Industrial Policy at Policy Exchange and former Editor of the Financial Times. Sir Geoffrey examines the reasons for US leadership in two key sectors, information technology and biotechnology, highlighting the important role played by new entrepreneurial firms

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Call For Evidence: The role of libraries in the 21st century

Policy Exchange launches a call for evidence to inform a major piece of research into public libraries

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The two sides of diversity

New analysis of the Labour Force Survey by Policy Exchange shows for the first time that the most diverse occupations in England and Wales are taxi driving and dentistry – with farming being the least diverse. The picture that emerges is of a workplace where ethnically diverse occupations tend to be either low skilled jobs or highly skilled professional occupations.

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Policy Exchange’s Richard Ekins gives evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee

Professor Richard Ekins, Head of Policy Exchange’s Judicial Power project, gave spoken evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee on Defence on investigations in fatalities involving British service personnel

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Lessons from the US on Innovation Policy

A commentary by Sir Geoffrey Owen, Head of Industrial Policy at Policy Exchange and former Editor of the Financial Times. Sir Geoffrey examines the reasons for US leadership in two key sectors, information technology and biotechnology, highlighting the important role played by new entrepreneurial firms

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The two sides of diversity

New analysis of the Labour Force Survey by Policy Exchange shows for the first time that the most diverse occupations in England and Wales are taxi driving and dentistry – with farming being the least diverse. The picture that emerges is of a workplace where ethnically diverse occupations tend to be either low skilled jobs or highly skilled professional occupations.

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France and her Economy

In the latest of our series of pieces focusing on the run-up to the French Presidential election, Warwick Lightfoot — Policy Exchange’s Research Director and Head of Economics and Social Policy — considers the state of France’s economy, in order to shed light on current attitudes and polling.

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Policy Exchange’s David Goodhart appears on BBC Newsnight

David Goodhart — Policy Exchange’s Head of Demography, Immigration, and Integration — appeared on Newsnight to discuss diversity, in the wake of the Westminster terrorist attack, and in light of his latest book, ‘The Road to Somewhere’. During the interview, he also made reference to his recent Policy Exchange work on integration, and specifically the ICM polling undertaken to inform the ‘Unsettled Belonging’ report, which he cowrote with Martyn Frampton and Khalid Mahmood MP.

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Policy Exchange’s Warwick Lightfoot referenced in Sunday Times article on Scottish independence

This Sunday Times article by Mark Macaskill discusses the views of Warwick Lightfoot, Policy Exchange’s Head of Economics and Social Policy, and Research Director. Referring to a recent blog piece Lightfoot wrote on Scottish independence, Macaskill reports that ‘a proposal by the SNP for tackling Scotland’s multibillion-pound budget deficit in the event of independence has been described as “implausible” by a leading economist.’

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Developing a Modern Industrial Strategy

March 20, 2017

This major conference gathered together leaders from the fields of politics, academia and business to debate the shape of the emerging Industrial Strategy.

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