Government to look for foreign cash to finance Oxford-Cambridge arc development


Government to look for foreign cash to finance Oxford-Cambridge arc development


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DECEMBER 2018

INVESTMENT projects in the Oxford-Cambridge arc which the Government hopes will drive billions of pounds into the region will go to the biggest property fair in the world next year.

Simon Sweetinburgh, regional manager for capital projects at the Department for International Trade, said Oxford is ‘a fantastic brand already’ for overseas investors.

He added Brexit is unlikely to mean international investment falls across Oxfordshire and the wider region in coming years.

Mr Sweetinburgh told a conference in Oxford that the DIT will take projects to a leading investment fair in France next year – but did not reveal which specific projects it will seek money for.

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