Sept. 21 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. Business Secretary Vince Cable denied a BBC television report that ministers are discussing a 5 billion-pound boost for the economy by increasing spending on capital projects such as roads, rail and broadband.
“I don’t know where that figure of 5 billion came from. We’re not discussing changes of that kind,” he told Sky News television today in Birmingham, where his Liberal Democrat party is holding its annual conference.
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