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"Investment in 40 major infrastructure projects, such as Crossrail and new broadband networks, is to be speeded up by the government, Nick Clegg is expected to announce later.
"Mr Clegg will say that faster investment in infrastructure improvements will lay 'the foundations for long-term growth', but that the government had to be 'ruthless' in what projects it identified."
"Mr Clegg will add:
"[It will be] roads and rail, so manufacturers can transfer goods, better broadband, so small high-tech companies can flourish, and renewable energy, so low-carbon industry can too."
We say: All Hammerson offers north London is a grab for short-term profits, abandonment of the no-public-subsidy promise, and lots and lots of road congestion!