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Lorna Fitzsimons

Director, The Alliance project
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Lorna Fitzsimons is currently leading The Alliance Project and the Textiles Growth Programme, a public- private partnership to bring back textile manufacturing. The Alliance Project, which was formed in 2011 to examine the potential for repatriating textile manufacturing back to the UK, including re-opening a mill in Tameside and supporting developments in textiles. She is a former MP for Rochdale.