The Economy

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 12:45 pm on 4th June 2015.

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Photo of George Osborne George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer and First Secretary of State 12:45 pm, 4th June 2015

Let me say how fantastic it is to see my hon. Friend back in his place, because he has fought so hard for his constituency in delivering the Mersey Gateway bridge, the rail improvements in his constituency, and, as he mentioned, the major investments in science at Daresbury, including in high-performance computing. Today’s announcement from IBM shows what happens if we get our science and technology policy right as a country—we attract investment from all over the world.