• 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.

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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Stay In the EU, says EEF Manufacturers

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The EEF (Engineering Employers Federation) have published a comprehensive report that brings together the views of their manufacturing companies on the EU. They conclude as follows:  Messages for manufacturers  1. Be active in the debate on our future in Europe  Manufacturers want to hear from other businesses not just politicians on what Europe means to …

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