Policy paper

Industrial strategy: early successes and future priorities

An update of the industrial strategy in the year since publication of the first sector reports, and our priorities for the year ahead.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This update on the impact of industrial strategy sets out achievements and future priorities across the 5 themes of industrial strategy:

  • sectors
  • skills
  • technologies
  • access to finance
  • procurement

It comes 1 year on from the first of the sector strategies published in 2013. The 11 Sector Council Chairs provide their appraisal of the impact of the strategies to date and their priorities for the year ahead.

It also covers industry-government co-operation, for example:

  • creative industries
  • rail
  • electronics
  • chemicals
Published 23 April 2014