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Economic Situation: Ministerial Responsibility

Question for Treasury

UIN 83797, tabled on 1 September 2020

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.

Answered on

7 September 2020

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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