Asked whether the PM was upset by criticism by John Cridland that the Government was doing nothing to help growth, the PMS said that the Government was taking action. There were 800,000 more private sector jobs, inflation was down, unemployment was down and interest rates were at a record low. We were now a net exporter of cars for the first time since the 1970s and we had just completed the biggest construction project in Europe, which was the Olympic project and we had started the next biggest project, Crossrail. We were focusing on growth and this was something the PM addressed at cabinet meetings on a regular basis so that he could check on implementation.
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