To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 1 July 2013, Official Report, column 517W, on Industry, for which sectors he intends to publish (a) strategy documents and (b) strategy documents for an industry-led strategy.
This year Government and business as part of the Industrial Strategy have jointly developed and published sector strategies for Aerospace, Automotive, Agritech, Information Economy, Professional and Business Services, Education, Construction, Offshore Wind, Civil Nuclear, and Oil and Gas. In December 2012 a one year on update to the Life Sciences strategy was published.
In June 2013 an industry led sector strategy for electronics was published, and a new strategy from the Defence Growth Partnership was launched on
Beyond this, the Government provides a spectrum of support for all sectors of the economy ranging from light touch engagement, to fully coordinated sector partnerships.