Economic Situation: Ministerial Responsibility

Treasury written question – answered on 7th September 2020.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, which Government Minister is responsible for overseeing the (a) Government's economic strategy and (b) the Governments levelling up agenda; and how frequently cross-departmental discussions are held on that strategy.

Photo of Kemi Badenoch Kemi Badenoch The Exchequer Secretary

The Treasury’s objectives include increasing employment and productivity, ensuring strong growth and competitiveness across all regions of the UK, through a comprehensive package of structural reforms, taking advantage of the opportunities provided by leaving the EU. Treasury Ministers and officials regularly meet other departments in support of this objective to help level up opportunity across the country.

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