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Rail price cap raised to inflation plus three per cent
Spending review: Transport investment takes 11% hit

By politics.co.uk staff Most threatened major infrastructure projects have got the go-ahead in the spending review, but the Department for Transport is still facing capital spending cuts of 11% in real terms. Crossrail will proceed in its entirety. Over £10 billion has been allocated for road improvements and £14 billion for improving the rail infrastructure…. Read more »

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Rachel Wynne is CEO of Panacea Group, which consults public sector organisations
Comment: Debate must move on from glib view of public sector

The public sector can deliver major savings, and without affecting frontline services, but don’t hold your breath. By Rachel Wynne Last week Sir Philip Green published his Efficiency Review. It reported some startling figures about savings that could be made to the public purse. But mostly it told us something that we already thought we… Read more »

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