Brexit bonus: Both Tories and Labour pledge lavish borrowing

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Published on 7 Nov 2019, 20:33
The next government will borrow more and spend more – if either of the two big parties win the election. (Subscribe: bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

The Conservatives and Labour have both announced plans for massive increases in spending on infrastructure and public services – funded by more borrowing.

The Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said under Labour there would be “Investment on a scale never seen before”.

The Chancellor Sajid Javid claimed the Conservatives would bring about an “infrastructure revolution”.

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