Treasury minister backs ‘one of the world’s greatest economic opportunities’

Late last year EG staged an event examining prospects in the growth corridor between Oxford and Cambridge. Among the speakers was government minister Robert Jenrick, exchequer secretary to the Treasury (pictured at the event). Jenrick told a packed audience that the corridor – or Oxford-Cambridge Arc, as it is now known – was “not just one of the greatest opportunities in the UK, but one of the world’s greatest economic opportunities”.

With another issue dominating government thinking these days, EG wanted to ensure that what Jenrick described as a “national priority” did not slip off the