Industrial Policy in the United Kingdom
Part of the Trade Policy Research Centre book series
In this chapter a brief review of each phase of industrial and regional policy in the United Kingdom under the Macmillan, Douglas-Home, Wilson and Heath governments, concentrating on the period 1959–73, is followed by more detailed description of the various industrial support measures. These last are classified under the following headings:
- (a)Incentives to industry in general
Selective employment tax
Assistance to research and development
- (b)Programmes intended to influence industrial structures
Industrial Reorganization Corporation
Industrial Expansion Act
KeywordsIndustrial Policy Development Area Public Subsidy Trade Effect Industrial Expansion
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