29 September 2021
Tony Danker, CBI Director-General, said:
“The Labour party has taken an important step forward by outlining an agenda where businesses can find common ground.
“Its ambitions to decarbonise the economy and build a better future for everyone through improving education are shared by business. Lifelong learning is the bedrock of productivity, growth, and in turn, rising wages.
“Commitments on R&D spending, investment and digital skills signal an understanding of core business priorities essential for delivering a dynamic and future-focussed economy.
“Business will now want to see more about their plans to unlock investment and innovation to achieve these goals.”