IMI statement regarding the 2024 General Election


As the Prime Minister has set the date for the General Election of 4th July, the Institute of the Motor Industry welcomes the opportunity to engage with every party to ensure that the critical issues around automotive vacancy rates, skills, education, and new technologies in automotive are addressed in their manifestos. 

Automotive is a mainstay of UK economic and social infrastructure, however, without correctly maintained and repaired vehicles, supported by a sufficiently populated, diverse, qualified, and continuously trained workforce this fundamental is at serious risk.

The IMI believes that there is a clear opportunity for the next Government to learn from the past and provide the support and infrastructure that will ensure UK automotive remains a global leader, as well as give UK motorists and businesses confidence.