In March 2021 the Government scrapped the Industrial Strategy and supporting Council, replacing it with a new Plan for Growth (the Plan). The new Plan is now being led by HM Treasury, and is widely considered the Government’s central economic plan for recovery and growth post-pandemic.But almost eight months since it’s launch it has only been mentioned in Parliament 28 times. In this policy paper we explore how the Plan is different to the old Industrial Strategy and unpick what we like and don’t like about the new policy commitments.
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