Engineering’s Response to 2020 Spending Review

Sep 30, 2020 | Government & Policy, Industry

The government’s Spending Review should include support for innovation, especially to achieve the aims of net zero emissions, resilient infrastructure and nationwide digitalisation, according to recommendations published by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) today.

In a joint paper compiled by the NEPC over 40 engineering organisations, including the ILP, representing more than 450,000 UK engineers recommend that government invests in its proposed actions to help decarbonise the economy, and create a national workforce planning strategy to create jobs and spread opportunities more evenly across the nation.

Read the full official press release here.