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Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Invest to grow the economy - UNISON

'In order to provide a positive economic outlook for the country the Government must change its policy towards public spending and investment. Austerity should be ditched in favour of a pro-growth strategy involving job creation and a package of early investment in the infrastructure and services our economy needs. By embarking upon a planned, long-term programme of investment in the housing, infrastructure and green energy production our nation needs we can address the tough fiscal future the UK faces and provide the necessary shot in the arm for British industry' says UNISON in an alternative budget report ahead of today's inevitable neo-liberal chicanery from Tory Chancellor George Osborne: