Former Treasury official tells government to launch green infrastructure programme to boost growth

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Former Treasury official tells government to launch green infrastructure programme to boost growth

Government should take advantage of record low interest rates to borrow cash to build sustainable energy, transport and city systems, says Dimitri Zenghelis

The UK government should capitalise on ultra-low interest rates to boost economic growth by investing in sustainable energy, infrastructure and urban development projects, according to research published...

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