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Can Britain Compete?


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Are we still in the technological racet An enquiry by Christopher Layton. author of European Advanced Technology Since 1861 the British have worried from time to time that they are falling behind as technological leaders. The Rolls-Royce collapse sharpened this worry.
What are the conditions for technological competition today? What developments have we up our sleeve? What have we missed? Should our development henceforward be European-based?
Contributors include:
RT HON ANTHONY WEDGWOOD BENN , mp, former Minister of Technology
ALTIERO SPINELLI , member of the EEC Commission
BASIL DE FERRANTI, executive director, International Computers
PETER TRIER , director, Philips Industries
LAWRENCE PILKINGTON, director. Pilkington Brothers -
BASIL BARD , managing director. National Research and Development Corporation


Unknown: Christopher Layton.
Unknown: Anthony Wedgwood Benn
Unknown: Altiero Spinelli
Unknown: Peter Trier
Unknown: Basil Bard

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