Industrial Policy in Britain by David Coates (eds.)

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Ministers were also given the power to assign as many as twenty functions to the development councils, including provisions for scientific and technical research, product design, certification and standardisation, recruitment and training, and advice to the minister about the industry (Henderson, 1952, pp. 454-7). However, the development councils were given few compulsory powers and did not become proactive instruments of intervention capable of radical industrial reorganisation. Their role was limited, largely reactive and advisory; and in the event only four of them had even been established before Labour left office.

Industrial policy is not shaped just by the exigencies of particular industrial problems. It is also shaped by the persistence of more deeply entrenched and longer established habits of mind and ways of acting in the political system and industrial structures of which it is a part. Around the edge of the study of industrial policy therefore, we shall need to look for and identify these broader, more general characteristics of state-industry interaction. The literature on industrial policy in post-war capitalist economies suggests the existence of at least three types of such state traditions and ways of linking government to industry·- the liberal, the developmental, and the negotiated/consensual - and contrasts each with the centrally planned command economies characteristic of the Soviet bloc prior to 1989.

Around the edge of the study of industrial policy therefore, we shall need to look for and identify these broader, more general characteristics of state-industry interaction. The literature on industrial policy in post-war capitalist economies suggests the existence of at least three types of such state traditions and ways of linking government to industry·- the liberal, the developmental, and the negotiated/consensual - and contrasts each with the centrally planned command economies characteristic of the Soviet bloc prior to 1989.

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