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Spending Round provides welcome protection for science and innovation

Authors: Ian Brinkley Ian Brinkley

26 June 2013

Responding to Spending Round 2013, Ian Brinkley, director of The Work Foundation, said:

“As called for in our submission, government has protected the science and innovation budget, with a welcome boost for the Technology Strategy Board. There were also some impressive numbers on capital investment.  However, the review was disappointingly timid in following Lord Heseltine’s recommendations to devolve resources to the local level.”

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Notes to Editors:

  1. Ian Brinkley is available for interviews, briefings and written comment. 
  2. The Work Foundation aims to be the leading independent, international authority on work and its future. The Work Foundation is part of Lancaster University – an alliance that enables both organisations to further enhance their impact.