Danny Alexander
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Danny Alexander: Spending review 'right long-term choices'

Plans for a £100bn modernisation of the UK's infrastructure, including new homes, road repairs and improved flood protection, have been announced.

The package, of which £50bn will come in 2015-16, is also aimed at boosting new sources of energy like shale gas.

Treasury Minister Danny Alexander told the House of Commons that the government was making difficult choices which put long-term priorities ahead of short-term political gain.

Go to next video: Is Osborne or Balls trusted on economy?