With a decision over the fate of Investment Zones pending, we discussed whether the zones could fulfil their aim of promoting economic growth and what could replace them.
Following the announcement of Investment Zones (IZs) in September’s fiscal event and the expectation that they will be scrapped in the upcoming Autumn Statement on November 17th, this event explored whether IZs would fulfill their aim of promoting economic growth and, if they are scrapped, what should replace them.
Peter Foster, Public Policy Editor, Financial Times
Zoë Billingham, Director, IPPR North
Paul Swinney, Director of Policy and Rsearch, Centre for Cities
Chair: Andrew Carter, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities
There will be an opportunity for audience members to ask questions to the panel.
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