As the Government looks to deliver ambitious plans for domestic reform and global leadership, the success of UK manufacturing will be central to the success of levelling up across the whole of the country.

Our highly prized manufacturing and engineering industries and jobs are located across some of the UK’s most economically challenged regions and are vital to the economic health of local communities.

This report, from the M5 group, an informal network of the UK’s leading advanced manufacturing trade associations, demonstrates how – with the right conditions – the five biggest manufacturing sectors in the UK can drive success towards five of the Government’s key ambitions:

  • Levelling up the whole UK
  • Achieving Net Zero together
  • Building a science and technology superpower
  • Designing world class regulatory frameworks
  • Supporting international leadership and global Britain

View the full report below:

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