Research and analysis

Future manufacturing: impact of government policies since 1945

Report looking at the effects of government policies on UK manufacturing since 1945.



This report provides an overview of the effects of government policies on the performance of UK manufacturing since 1945. It draws on both economic and historical insights, and places the UK experience in an international perspective.

This review was commissioned as part of the Foresight project on the future of manufacturing in the UK.

Published 30 October 2013