Chancellor George Osborne said that capital expenditure spending would increase:
By using our extra savings from government departments, we will boost our infrastructure plans by £3bn a year from 2015-16. That’s £15 billion of extra capital spending over the next decade.
"back sectors that are a global success" -- industrial policy makes a return. Heseltinenomics triumphs.— Allister Heath (@AllisterHeath) March 20, 2013
Osborne picking winners. Argues this will help regions and cities. Definitely worked well with stuff like mining in the past #cityambudget— Tim Wallace (@Tim_Wallace) March 20, 2013
£3bn more on Osborne's nebulous infrastructure investment plan, much of which remains on the drawing board #budget2013— Marion Dakers (@mvdakers) March 20, 2013