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Speaking at Appledore Shipyard the Chancellor of the Exchequer says the South West has been for too long neglected and he's here to say that's now going to stop. The region has backed the Conservatives and it's time for the payback.
George Osborne told workers at Babcock's North Devon base that their work on the new Queen Elizabeth class Aircraft Carriers has been key for Britain.
Mr Osborne says there will be improvements to the local road network including upgrading the North Devon Link Road.
The Chancellor will travel from here to Cornwall where he will announce that the Conservative's will honour their pledge to get a stadium for Cornwall built.