Investment Zones: Will they work?

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.

Event starts at 12:00 - 13:00 on 10 November 2022 at Online, via Zoom

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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