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Margot James, MP visits WMG

Margot JamesProfessor Lord Bhattacharyya was pleased to welcome Margot James MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, BEIS, to WMG on 1st September 2016.

Ms James was keen to hear about the breadth of our research and development, including the WMG centre High Value Manufacturing Catapult, and the impact that this has on the economy. She was also given an overview of our substantial SME programme, working to accelerate productivity and growth in SMEs by applying research-led tools and techniques, building sustainable and collaborative relationships.

Business Minister Margot James said:

β€œIt was great to visit WMG yesterday which is expanding and making a real difference to local manufacturers through its innovative research. I was also honoured to meet Lord Bhattacharyya whose pioneering spirit can be felt throughout WMG.”

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya comments β€œI was delighted to welcome Margot James, MP to WMG and highlight to her our world leading research showing how this impacts companies and organisations, as well as society and the economy.”

2 September 2016

Further information contact:

Lisa Barwick, WMG Head of Marketing and Communications

L dot Barwick at warwick dot ac dot uk

Tel: 07824 540845