Britain should be a workshop, not a casino
Making real products is far superior to having a lust for quick returns. It recognises the crucial link between effort and reward.
Manufacturing output is higher than it was in 1990, higher than 1980, twice what it was in 1960 and three times what it was in the 40s.
What decline of manufacturing are you talking about and how many bloody things do you want to make that you can drop on your foot?