Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander set out the Government's plans for £100 billion-worth of capital spending today.
Here are some of the key figures:
- £10 billion to clear the "backlog" of repair and investment in schools
- £28 billion over six years for the enhancement and maintainance of roads
- £3 billion over three years for 165,000 new affordable homes
- £370 million to improve flood defences in 2015, which will increase every year to 2020
- £250 million to extend superfast broadband to 95% of the population by 2017
- £200 million to digitise HM Revenue & Customs' customer service
- £150 million for improved health research, including the study of dementia
- £100 million for a new prison in North Wales
The Government unveiled a £100 billion investment programme in key infrastructure projects in an effort to kick-start economic growth.
The £300 billion the Government has committed to is a new promise of £50 billion to be spent every year from 2015 for the next six years.