City Views | What do you make of the coalition’s growth plans?*

CHRIS OULTON
CORE TREASURY SOLUTIONS

Infrastructure projects must be ones that people are going to want with some legacy benefit. It can’t be just paying one lot of people to make the holes and another lot to fill them in. That sounds Keynesian.

ROSA SHAW
DEUTSCHE BANK

It’s difficult but I think they need to do more. The extra runway at Heathrow is very contentious, especially if you live in the area, but they do need to look at the overall position because we must remain competitive.

DARREN KELLUM
VTB CAPITAL

New business banks should provide competition for the banks that are holding back on lending to small firms and maybe give the small businesses some favourable rates. It benefits everyone.

*These views are those of the individuals above and not necessarily those of their company