Labour Finance and Industry Group

As an affiliated society to the Labour Party, the Labour Finance and Industry Group is the prime network and policy forum for progressives working in or interested in finance, enterprise and industry in the UK.

Whether you are a business or finance veteran or a student, recent graduate or aspiring entrepreneur, LFIG would love to hear from you. As LFIG grows, we are constantly drawing in policy and business innovators, employers and employees who do so much to create the wealth that sustains all parts of the United Kingdom.

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Money: An Issue Ignored by Parliament Since 1844 - By Ben Dyson; 11th April 2014 Parliament places huge scrutiny on how taxpayers’ money is spent. But for the last 170 years, parliament has ignored the question of how money is created in the first place. This oversight has led … Continue reading
What a sucesseful Welsh Labour Conference 2014! - As Welsh Labour party members convened for the Welsh Labour Party Conference in Llandudno on the 28-30 March, Labour Finance and Industry Group was proud to launch the public consultations on the Report on Using Public Procurement to Promote Labour’s … Continue reading
david-phillips LFIG in Wales - by David Phillips, 26 March 2014 With the recent Budget many will feel the Chancellor missed an opportunity to rebalance the UK economy towards much needed investment and encouragement for more exports. Despite the poor management of the main levers at … Continue reading
Derek Vaughan Why EU support is vital for SMEs in Wales - by Derek Vaughan, 26 March 2014 Ninety nine percent of businesses in Wales are small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and the EU plays a major role in supporting these companies by providing funding through a wide range of programmes … Continue reading
Mary Wimbury Use Procurement to Boost Women-led Small Business - by Mary Wimbury, 26 March 2014 At the end of March, Llandudno will be hosting the Welsh Labour conference. It will be a great opportunity to highlight our policies – and provide a welcome boost to the small and medium sized … Continue reading
Jayne-Bryant2-245x300 EU Growth Commissioner for Trade, Jobs and Innovation - by Jayne Bryant, 26 March 2014 It’s rarely heard against the back-drop of a Eurosceptic media. But the whispers are getting loud-er. Playing an active part in the European Union is important. For Wales, it is vital to our future economic … Continue reading


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