Picking Winners

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Picking Winners

The policy in which a government encourages certain sectors of an economy, or even particular companies. A government may pick winners by offering tax incentives, favorable regulation or even direct subsidies. Picking winners was a feature of post-World War II development in a number of countries. See also: Import substitution.
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The Chemical Brothers led the British winners, picking up the best dance recording award for Galvanize and best electronic/dance album for Push The Button.
Oasis were the big winners, picking up the Best Album and People's Choice prizes.
Treetops Caravan Park at Gwespyr near Holywell was among the winners, picking up an award for the 14th year in succession.