In its response to the Government’s consultation on the Industrial Strategy Green Paper, which closed on 17 April 2017, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation says the plan provides an opportunity to transform left behind places, whose prospects were highlighted by the Brexit vote.
The Prime Minister,Theresa May, has called for an early general election on 8 June 2017. She said Brexit negotiations would be put at risk by divisions in Westminster, causing “damaging uncertainty and instability”.
In readiness for the impending trigger of Article 50, four of the UK's largest Christian Churches, representing three quarters of a million members, are inviting their congregations to take part in discussions across the UK to explore what kind of society we should be seeking to create.
The TUC yesterday published five tests the government’s industrial strategy must meet if it is to make the UK successful after Brexit with higher productivity, more high-quality jobs and major improvements to living standards.
The TUC and the British Chambers of Commerce have published an open letter to the Prime Minister calling on her to end the uncertainty for workers and businesses by confirming that the government will give current EU migrants a right to remain after Brexit.