MTA urges action

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has urged the Chancellor of the Exchequer to consider bolstering the country’s manufacturing sector as it looks to make a speedy recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Writing to Rishi Sunak, MTA CEO James Selka said failing to support such a vital sector of the economy threatened to stall progress on key national interest projects such as decarbonisation, high-speed rail (including HS2 and the Northern Powerhouse) and the new Tempest fighter aircraft.

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