Tag Archive for Manufacturing

Manufacturing output

Lord Soley

I was having a discussion with friends recently and mentioned that the UK was sixth in the world league table for manufacturing. Some expressed surprise at this. Like many people they think that Britain had ceased to be a manufacturing country. I sometimes think this is a southern middle class myth and yet there is…

Manufacturing industry

Lord Soley

I couldn’t resist intervening on Monday. There was a question put down by Lord Steinberg about manufacturing industry. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200708/ldhansrd/text/80331-0001.htm#0803317000004  As there is no speaker to call you to speak as in the Commons, members of the Lords just have to push and shove – most delicately of course! Baroness Wall wanted to emphasise how well the…