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Chambers of Commerce: from protesters to government partners

On 15 February 2012, a British Academy event, entitled ‘From Protesters to Government Partners: Chambers of Commerce 1767-2012’, discussed the history of chambers of commerce and also their role in UK public policy in the context of the Coalition Government’s Local Enterprise Partnerships. Professor Bob Bennett FBA summarises the history and discussion.

• Bob Bennett

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 20 (Summer 2012).