CCI and policy advice
Andy Pratt has been invited to be on a high-level expert panel giving evidence on the creative industries the Industrial Strategy Commission. The Industrial Strategy Commission is an independent, authoritative inquiry into the development of a new, long-term industrial strategy for the UK. Chaired by leading British economist Dame Kate Barker, the Industrial Strategy Commission is a joint initiative by Policy@Manchester at The University of Manchester and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield. The other members are Professor Diane Coyle, Professor Richard Jones, Professor Andy Westwood and Dr Craig Berry. The Commission will be formally launched in March 2017. It will publish its Key Findings in July 2017 with a final report published in September 2017.
Andy has also been invited to draft a report for the Council of Europe, Committee on Culture diversity and heritage. Andy begins his involvement at a meeting in Aarhus (European capital of culture this year) in April.