• Danny Alexander MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, launched the Campaign for Manufacturing in Brighton on September 25th, 2012




  • The Liberal Democrat Campaign for Manufacturing believes that manufacturing is vital for Britain’s long term economic success.



  • The Campaign brings together Liberal Democrats with manufacturers.

    We provide a forum for ideas and policies that can input directly into government thinking.


  • We campaign for British manufacturing within government, and for an expansion of UK manufacturing capacity.

Apprenticeship Week 2015 – just before the start of the General Election

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National Apprenticeship week 2015 will be from Monday 9th to Friday 13th March. Apprenticeships are thriving in England and National Apprenticeship Week will celebrate Apprenticeships and the positive impact that they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. Co-ordinated by the Skills Funding Agency, the week will include hundreds of events and activities across …

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2014 – Manufacturing can lead the recovery

For people with long memories, a strange thing is happening: Manufacturing is leading the UK’s recovery. It’s no fluke: the Industrial Strategy supporting specific sectors; the Regional Growth Fund and Green Investment Bank encouraging investment against a poor banking background; and the 2 year 100% capital allowances policy – championed by Gordon Birtwistle MP and …

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