Brown: Help will keep 100,000 in work.GOVERNMENT spending Government spending or government expenditure consists of government purchases, which can be financed by seigniorage, taxes, or government borrowing. It is considered to be one of the major components of gross domestic product. to fight the recession will provide at least 100,000 jobs, the Prime Minister said yesterday.
Gordon Brown made the claim as he vowed to make tackling unemployment his top priority for 2009.
He also vowed to "invest through this downturn" to support workers.
Brown said his response to the economic crisis was shaped by talking to Noun 1. talking to - a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval - an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to voters and businesses at meetings around the UK.
He said the Government's decision to bring forward pounds 10billion of infrastructure projects would support jobs in the coming two years.
The PM said: "School building repairs and school building alone will employ about 100,000.
"It is possible when you do these programmes for it to take months.
"But the ones we've got earmarked are ones which can take place now."
Other projects to be announced To be announced (TBA)
A contract for the purchase or sale of an MBS to be delivered at an agreed-upon future date but does not include a specified pool number and number of pools or precise amount to be delivered. in the New Year include plans for a national high-speed broadband internet network via huge investment in a fibre-optic cable network.
He added: "We will invest through this downturn and out of this downturn to a more green and more technologically advanced Britain."
Brown promised not to abandon those out of work, saying: "A lot of people have problems. What we can do is help them get their next job."
PLEDGE: Gordon Brown