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Part of Opposition Day — [17th( )Allotted Day] — Horsemeat – in the House of Commons at 4:42 pm on 12th February 2013.

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Photo of Russell Brown Russell Brown Labour, Dumfries and Galloway 4:42 pm, 12th February 2013

Perhaps I can answer the Minister’s question. The investment that the previous Labour Government put into the west coast main line was swallowing up money that could have been spent elsewhere. He is right about investment in schools, hospitals and so on, but will he tell the House what the previous Conservative Government’s idea was for funding capital projects? Am I correct in saying that it was private finance initiatives—millions spent but not a brick laid?