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Examination of Witnesses

Part of Growth and Infrastructure Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:29 am on 13th November 2012.

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Katja Hall: We have spoken to manufacturing companies and we have spoken to companies that are R and D-intensive, and they see scope to use the clause, for example to build new manufacturing plants and R and D centres. To support Mike’s comments, I would have thought that those kinds of developments are very much in Britain’s interest not only from a local point of view in creating local jobs, but in terms of driving growth and developing Britain’s industrial strengths.