Press release

Aerospace Sector Deal will 'deliver highly skilled jobs and a stronger economy', says IET

17 July 2018

Commenting on the Aerospace Sector Deal announcement, Dr Joanna Cox, IET Head of Policy, said: “If we want to secure a strong economy post-Brexit, it is vital the UK Government continues to concentrate on funding sectors, such as advanced aerospace engineering, where the UK is a world leader.  The sector deal is reassuring to the industry and will potentially deliver wide-spread employment across the UK, develop home-grown talent and strengthen economic growth through UK investment.

“We welcome a post-Brexit Britain that enables the UK to capitalise on its strengths in what is a competitive market place. The £300m boost to aerospace engineering is a much sought-after investment for the UK aviation industry and will allow us to deliver highly skilled, well-paid jobs for the future.”

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