Oct 20 2008 by Andrew Baldwin, Huddersfield Daily Examiner
A £24.5M programme to tackle skills shortages in the fashion and textile industry is good news.
We have long been used to a world based on making money by “investments”, where shares were traded and things called derivatives were bought and sold.
That period of history has ended with the collapse of the banking system.
Getting our hands dirty by actually making things would seem the way for Britain to go.