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Fabian Fringe: Skilled Jobs Everywhere

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Glyndebourne Room, Holiday Inn Brighton

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Skilled Jobs Everywhere: Join the Fabian Society and the ABPI for this fringe event at Labour Party conference 2019.

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The Labour party’s 2017 industrial strategy proposes a national mission for skilled jobs and innovation:

‘We will create an innovation nation with the greatest proportion of high-skilled jobs in the OECD and 3% of our GDP on Research and Development by 2030 as part of our commitment to moving us to a high skilled and more productive economy.’

The strategy recognises the vital role of high-skill, high-innovation sectors like pharmaceuticals to deliver this mission.

In order to succeed Labour is committed to increasing public expenditure on R&D, expanding business lending through a network of business banks and establishing a free, all-age National Education Service. In 2019 the party established a Lifelong Learning Commission charged with developing plans for transforming post-19 education to deliver the skills the country needs. But for Labour to achieve its ambitions skilled jobs and innovation will be needed in every corner of the country; otherwise rising productivity and prosperity will be restricted to areas that are already succeeding.

Confirmed speakers include:

Chi Onwurah MP (shadow minister for industrial strategy)

Mike Thompson (ABPI)

Andrew Harrop (Fabian Society)

This event is free to attend.

Join the Fabians today and help shape the future of the left.

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