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Multi-billion pound infrastructure plan to boost economy

The government is set to announce a multi-billion pound drive to encourage investment in large infrastructure projects.

Most of the money is expected to come from the big British pension funds, as well as Chinese investment.

The move, which comes ahead of Tuesday's Autumn Statement, is seen as an attempt to boost the flagging economy.

Ben Geoghegan reports.

  • 28 Nov 2011
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