Brown holding recovery back

Mr Hosie said:

“These grim figures must be a wake up call for Gordon Brown that we need to do more to stimulate the economy back to growth. If the prime minister fails to brings forward accelerated capital spending into next year he will effectively be holding Scotland back from recovery.

  “By accelerating £350 million of capital spending into vital areas such as affordable housing and other infrastructure projects the Scottish Government has done what it can to fight recession, boost spending, and assist the construction sector during tough times. 

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