Autumn Statement: Osborne touts infrastructure boost as green departments mull spending cuts

James S Murray
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Road building, efficient computing, and energy storage technologies big winners from new £5bn capital spending commitment, but more departmental cuts now expected next year

Chancellor George Osborne today announced a mix of high and low carbon new infrastructure projects, backed by £5bn of spending that will be delivered through a new wave of spending cuts for Whitehall departments....

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