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PM announces improvement study for A47 and A12

17 January 2014 Last updated at 16:47 GMT

The Prime Minister has said improved road and rail links would put the East of England at the heart of the Britain's economic recovery.

David Cameron was speaking on a visit to the region as new figures revealed more money was being spent on transport schemes in the east than anywhere in the country outside London, with £1.9bn already invested into the region's infrastructure.

While in Suffolk to examine progress on the dualling of the final stretch of the A11, he also announced a study of the A47 would look at improving the A12 between Norfolk and Suffolk.