A14 road between Huntingdon and Cambridge is among the large infrastructure projects planned
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Government reveals £100bn infrastructure plans

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.

The government called it an ambitious plan to build an infrastructure that Britain can be proud of.

But Labour dismissed the promises as "hot air" and said capital spending would actually drop in 2015.

Nick Robinson reports.

  • 27 Jun 2013
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