Government receives the first report of the Sandwich Economic Development Task Force
15 March 2011 10:07 Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (National)
Commenting on the first Sandwich Economic Development Task Force report, Universities and Science Minister David Willetts said:
"This report is the first step towards developing viable, long term prospects for the future of the Sandwich site.
"Pfizer and the Government now have the responsibility of mapping out a way forward to retain the skills and knowledge of the Pfizer workforce and support the wider East Kent community.
"I want to thank Paul Carter and the Task Force for their collaborative work and commitment and I look forward to considering how to take forward the recommendations with my Ministerial colleagues."
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