This is one of three draft amendments that Tower Hamlets Lib Dems would like to submit to the Liberal Democrats' Spring Conference in York.
F4 Liberal Democrat Economic Policy
Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrats
Proposer: Ben Sims
Insert after line 37 and renumber:
[Conference calls for effective measures to support and grow the UK economy, including by many established Liberal Democrat policies:]
2. A commitment to invest in digital infrastructure and policy to make the UK a world leader in internet connectivity, with the goal of providing ultrafast internet access across the country by 2025.
Delete "manufacturing industry" and replace with "digital, creative and high-tech manufacturing sectors"
[new section 8 (was 7) to read:
8. Re-balancing the economy towards digital, creative and high-tech manufacturing sectors and regions, based on the coherent and substantial devolution of political and financial power.]
Delete “engineering and construction” and replace with “engineering, construction, digital and creative”
[new section 10 (was 9) to read:
10. Renewed emphasis on vocational education and training, particularly through effective apprenticeships and especially higher-degree level and engineering, construction, digital and creative apprenticeships.]