“The Government values the contribution your sector is making. Your work in areas such as aerospace, chemicals, automotive, rail, metals and steel, defence, shipbuilding and repair, pharmaceuticals, plastics, and many other manufacturing sectors as well as in delivering vital services, products or materials are critical elements of the economic recovery we are building and the fight against Covid-19”.

So says The Rt Hon Kwarsi Kwarteng MP, the newly appointed Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy in a welcome confirmation of the value of manufacturing to the UK economy.

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