Daily Archives: November 26, 2011

Jim Pickard

It was the Sunday Times which broke the news on November 13 of “Osborne’s £50bn plan for growth“. The newspaper revealed that the chancellor had devised a major infrastructure programme funded by private sector money to boost the flagging economy.

It described a “£50bn housing and road-building boom” through harnassing the wealth held by pension fund managers and insurance companies. Read more