Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Bill
Sajid Javid (Bromsgrove, Conservative)
I agree with the hon. Gentleman: they are unusually silent, although they are welcome to intervene on my speech. However, I can tell the hon. Gentleman that people in Northern Ireland should be assured that the Bill is intended to help infrastructure investment throughout the United Kingdom. I agree with him that there are often some special cases in Northern Ireland, which suffers from a relatively higher level of unemployment than other parts of the UK. I look forward to receiving applications from the Province.
Two issues—two myths, I should say—arose again and again in the speeches of Labour Members. The first—