England’s rural areas in 2017 generated gross value added of at least £246 billion and employ 3.5 million people. In this blog, Professor Jeremy Phillipson and Roger Turner, Rural Enterprise UK, Newcastle University, argue the government's modern Industrial Strategy is focussed on creating growth and opportunities for places all over our country.
Professor Jeremy Phillipson
Jeremy is Professor of Rural Development at Newcastle University and coordinator of Rural Enterprise UK.
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Our modern Industrial Strategy sets out a long term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the UK.
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