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In The Plan for Growth, published alongside Budget 2011, the Government set out a comprehensive programme of structural reforms. Work has started on all 137 commitments and substantial progress has been made.
In the Autumn Statement, the Chancellor has announced how the Government will accelerate its programme of structural reforms to infrastructure, support enterprise and lay the foundations for strong, balanced growth, supporting around £30 billion of new capital investment. This includes:
Through this investment, the Government is:
The Government is also:
Up to £21 billion in a package of interventions – known as credit easing – to ease the flow of credit to businesses that do not have ready access to capital markets, was also announced as part of the Autumn Statement.
An update on the 137 commitments made in The Plan for Growth, published alongside Budget 2011, and more information on the Growth Review.
The National Infrastructure Plan 2011 sets out a new strategy for meeting the infrastructure needs of the UK economy.
View the Government’s announcements on the other key themes for the Autumn Statement:
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