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Smarter use of government balance sheets could solve the infrastructure impasse - CBI

As the IMF urges the UK to boost growth through a greater emphasis on infrastructure, the CBI is publishing a new report on how to make infrastructure investment too good an offer for investors to refuse.

The Government declared its support for infrastructure investment in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement last November. However, six months on, little has happened on the ground.

In its new report, An offer they shouldn’t refuse: attracting investment to UK infrastructure, the CBI has recognised that securing up to £250 billion of investment to repair the UK’s creaking infrastructure will be tough, and has identified four transformational changes which could make a real difference. These are:

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