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CSR 2010 Regional Breakdown: South-east

The government has safeguarded £354 million in capital investment projects in the South-east, including the £248m refurbishment and new build at St Helier University Hospitals.

The £37m upgrade of Pirbright Laboratory, Guildford will also go ahead, as will the £69m phase 3 of the Diamond Synchotron project in Oxfordshire - the largest UK-funded scientific facility to be built for more than 40 years.

The South-east will also benefit from the creation of the Green Investment Bank that will be funded by a £1 billion spending allocation and will be used to encourage significant additional investment in green infrastructure.

The £1.4 billion Regional Growth Fund will also channel funds into the region, supporting projects with significant prospects for sustainable private sector growth.

Tax increment financing will enable authorities to borrow against locally raised business rates.

For other regional breakdowns see: cnplus.co.uk/csr