Forget the Coalition’s rhetoric – Wales is a Labour success story with innovation and long-term thinking at its heart. The Welsh Government headed by Carwyn Jones AM shows the rest of our Labour family how to run a successful government
It does not take much for figures on social mobility to astound our consciousness. Given one in every six children are still in relative poverty, it seems Britain is still a broadly unequal society. This situation underpins any modern progressive:
Britain is the global laggard in developing its high-speed rail (HSR) network. Currently the United Kingdom has a total HSR track length of 113 km compared with 3,100 km in Spain, 2,388 km in Japan, 2,037 km in France, 1105
As barrier costs to space continue to fall with increasingly commercial launch options and reduced insurance premiums, the small and medium enterprises in the space sector are set to blast off. The Government rightly identified the growth of the UK
Sometimes seeing your world through the eyes of an outsider is useful: I was once a stranger to this coast but that was 15 years ago. So I accompanied LFIG on a trip to see, I thought, the nuclear industry.
On LFIG’s trip to West Cumbria we were given a glimpse of the interplay between the nuclear industry and local SMEs. The nuclear industry dominates the West Cumbrian economy, and has led to the development of an ecosystem of SMEs.
I left wanting to retrain as a Plumber. That was no small achievement for Britain’s Energy Coast Construction Skills Centre (“BECCSC”). I was an “academic” student at secondary school: I excelled at writing and in core academic subjects. I never took
At a time of high youth unemployment, with more than 1 million young people in the UK still out of work, there is a real need to create apprenticeships and find ways of getting our future generation trained and employed.
The Valley of Death is an expression used to describe the black hole in which a lot of research ends up in. Many researchers get stuck in the Valley of Death, not having the tools, skills or financial backing to
Seven members of LFIG`s Transport Group, including LFIG chair David Offenbach and communications officer James Gill, recently had the pleasure of touring the new Heathrow Terminal 2 (or “The Queen’s Terminal”) which is due to be completed by the end