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Devolution and Growth Across Britain

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:17 pm on 3rd June 2015.

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Photo of Sajid Javid Sajid Javid The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills 2:17 pm, 3rd June 2015

I welcome my right hon. Friend back to the House. She is absolutely right that having the right infrastructure is hugely important to maintaining growth and the fall in unemployment. In her constituency, I think she has seen a record fall of 67% in unemployment over the last five years. We intend to continue that, and I am sure that infrastructure will have a big role to play.