Regional investment plans revealed

Press Association
The Government is today setting out plans for £5 billion of investment in building homes, improving transport links and opening up new training opportunities in projects across England.
The Government is today setting out plans for £5 billion of investment in building homes, improving transport links and opening up new training opportunities in projects across England.

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%The Government is today setting out plans for £5 billion of investment in building homes, improving transport links and opening up new training opportunities in projects across England.

Ministers said the spending - to be allocated to local authorities and businesses through a series of local "growth deals" - would create thousands of jobs in the regions and help re-balance England's over-centralised economy.