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Appetite for Global Success: How food and drink manufacturing through the industrial strategy can feed UK prosperity and serve global needs

2nd November 2017
  • ResPublica

ResPublica is launching its latest report on the importance and strength of the Food and Drink manufacturing sector and its role in the entire food chain, with the contribution to jobs, exports and economic footprint across the UK, including representing 17% of all manufacturing and 6.7% of exports. It outlines the challenges and opportunities for the sector, as well as how the Industrial Strategy can support the industry.

The event will feature a panel discussion, with the following confirmed speakers:

  • Andrew Jones MP, Exchequer Secretary with a remit for Industrial Strategy at HM Treasury
  • George Eustice MP, Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Angela Smith MP, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee
  • Jake Sumner, Associate Director – Industrial Strategy and report author, ResPublica
  • Ian Rayson, Corporate Communications Director, Nestlé UK
  • Angela Coleshill, Competitiveness Director, Food and Drink Federation

Joining us will be a diverse range of senior representatives from across national and local government, the media and industry. Please register for your place as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. To inquire for tickets, email events@respublica.org.uk.


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