FINANCIAL TIMES: Low skills and poor infrastructure blamed for UK productivity gap

  • Diane Coyle

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Description

Chancellor Philip Hammond has said that boosting productivity in the north of England is “at the very heart” of the UK government’s economic ambitions as it gets ready for Brexit.

Period4 Sep 2017

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleLow skills and poor infrastructure blamed for UK productivity gap
    Media name/outletFInancial Times
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date4/09/17
    DescriptionChancellor Philip Hammond has said that boosting productivity in the north of England is “at the very heart” of the UK government’s economic ambitions as it gets ready for Brexit.
    URLhttps://www.ft.com/content/b53933c0-8e23-11e7-9084-d0c17942ba93
    PersonsDiane Coyle

Keywords

  • skills
  • productivity
  • North-South divide
  • Northern Powerhouse
  • economics