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The government thinks that investing in major energy, transport and infrastructure projects can help 'level up' the UK. Can it? What would a national transport or energy investment strategy to achieve 'levelling up' look like? How can government get the balance right between mega-project investment and incremental improvement? Are there successes it can learn from? This event was part of the IfG's fringe events programme at the 2021 Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Speakers: Baroness Vere of Norbiton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport Ben Bradley MP, Member of Parliament for Mansfield, Nottinghamshire Julian Glover, Writer and infrastructure adviser Maria Machancoses, Chief Executive Officer at Midlands Connect This event was chaired by Alex Thomas, Programme Director at the Institute for Government. Kindly supported by Midlands Connect.