Majority back higher borrowing for better infrastructure, says poll

Majority back higher borrowing for better infrastructure, says poll

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A majority of the British public will back extra government spending on road, rail and housing to improve the country’s infrastructure, according to an exclusive poll for the Guardian that indicates strong support for Philip Hammond to boost public investment in next month’s autumn statement.

Almost two-thirds of Britons agree the country is not doing enough to meet its infrastructure needs and 76% believe investment in infrastructure is vital to future economic growth.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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