Category list : Autumn Statement 2013
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Four in the running for £60m Hull Green DealSubscription
Four contractors have made it through from 19 interested bidders to the final tender stage to become Hull’s Green Deal, Energy Companies Obligation and energy-efficiency works partner.
RWE scraps £4bn UK offshore wind farmSubscription
Plans to build a 1.2GW offshore wind farm in the Bristol Channel have been scrapped by developer RWE npower.
The UK’s biggest infrastructure clients are being encouraged not to allocate work to contractors unless they “demonstrate a commitment to reducing carbon” in a new strategy backed by the Treasury.
Almost 70 per cent of school leaders want to invest in new buildings or carry out significant capital works projects over the next 12 months, a survey has revealed.
Ed Balls slams Tories on HS2 and Green DealSubscription
Exclusive: Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has launched a fresh offensive over High Speed 2, accusing the Treasury of “losing control” and chancellor George Osborne of acting like a “cheerleader” for the divisive scheme.
Boris Johnson admitted that London needs smaller builders to come back and compete for projects in the capital, as he launched new plans to tackle the city’s housing shortage this week.
The Education Funding Agency has started the search for contractors for its £5bn regional schools framework and lowered the turnover threshold for consortia bidders to £10m each.
The London Assembly’s housing committee has called on mayor Boris Johnson to help developers build more specialist retirement housing in the capital.
Autumn Statement is a chance to balance growthSubscription
The government must act to ensure growth is evenly maintained rather than simply dominated by private housing.
Time for a global investment prospectus for the UK Subscription
It is interesting that the second most important financial statement of the year, the autumn statement, has been postponed because the prime minister is leading a trade delegation to China.