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Government Capital Expenditure

Part of Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 5:30 pm on 2nd February 2009.

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Photo of Bob Russell Bob Russell Opposition Whip (Commons), Shadow Minister (Defence) 5:30 pm, 2nd February 2009

Irrespective of the merits of capital expenditure, does the hon. Gentleman agree that if there is to be public expenditure, in order to get value for money and to spread the money to as many projects as possible, renovation and restoration of the existing capital plant owned by the public should be considered before demolition and rebuilding?

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