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Orders of the Day — Finance Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:24 pm on 20th April 2004.

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Photo of Adam Price Adam Price Spokesperson (Economy and Taxation; Education & Skills; Miner's Compensation; Regeneration; Trade & Industry) 4:24 pm, 20th April 2004

The hon. Lady usefully highlights the key problem of the productivity gap between the economic regions. Does she agree that it would be useful if the Government developed a regional perspective on science, technology and research and development policy?