Global Investment Conference

POSTED: 9th May 2013
IN: Business news

David Cameron delivered a positive speech at the Global Investment Conference on Thursday, suggesting Britain had the opportunity to re-emerge as a major international business player in the next decade.

Speaking at the conference, Cameron underlined the need for infrastructure investment across the UK, highlighting the need for British manufacturing to drive recovery.

Responses to the speech on Twitter, outlined below, implied the business community do not fully share the Prime Minister's confidence, with many seeing access to finance as a major issue for UK SMEs. However, when questioned, David Cameron stated that the flagship Funding for Lending scheme had proven to be effective in boosting SME lending.

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