At the end of March the government published it's infrastructure priorities for the next five years. Whilst many of these projects have been well documented in the press, such as planned high speed rail and highways improvements. A number of the more social infrastructure projects have been overshadowed.
With this accounting for over 12% of the total budget and is many ways just as important as some of the so called mega projects. The document outlines where the money will be heading and the benefits it will have on the economy.
the National infrastructure Pipeline which highlights over £425 billion worth of planned investment in over 600 major projects and programmes across the UK to 2020-21 and beyond. In addition the plan sets out £58 billion of public investment for housing and regeneration, education, health and justice.