Category list : Autumn Statement 2013
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Six major insurers have pledged to invest £25bn in UK infrastructure, but few new projects were announced in the Treasury’s updated National Infrastructure Plan and the autumn statement.
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.
Autumn statement 2013: as it happenedSubscription
All the updates from chancellor George Osborne’s autumn statement as it happened.
Autumn Statement 2013: Much ado about nothingSubscription
I started watching the Chancellor’s speech by asking on Twitter: “what can the Chancellor say that hasn’t been trailed in advance?”
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.
Despite encouraging growth forecasts for the UK economy, this year’s autumn statement offered little to build on the construction industry’s promising growth.
Autumn statement: what next for construction? Subscription
There were few new projects in the autumn statement and National Infrastructure Plan, but beneath the chancellor’s rhetoric, the announcements set the context for the industry in 2014.
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 London Assembly’s housing committee has called on mayor Boris Johnson to help developers build more specialist retirement housing in the capital.
The chancellor has announced a £1bn extension to a fund for unlocking stalled housing sites.