The Chancellor George Osborne is visiting the South West today and is expected to unveil a new ten-point plan to “unleash the full potential” of Britain’s countryside.
He's also expected to announce more support for villages and towns wanting to build starter homes on currently so-called exception sites.
A range of other measures including better broadband and transport links will also be included.
For too long the British economy has been reliant on businesses based in our cities and towns. We want to create a One Nation economy that taps into the potential of all parts of our country. That means setting the right conditions for rural communities and businesses to thrive, investing in education and skills, improving rural infrastructure, and allowing rural villages to thrive and grow.
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