Category list : Autumn Statement 2016
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What should construction expect from the government in 2017?
Last month’s Autumn Statement took a major step forward in plans to develop much-needed housing stock.
Risk mindsets are hampering SME housebuildersSubscription
The chancellor’s Autumn Statement has been greeted positively in housing circles with a £2.3bn fund to deliver up to 100,000 new homes in areas of high demand and £1.4bn to provide 40,000 additional affordable homes.
Industry’s opportunity to shape its own futureSubscription
I am delighted to be taking over the role of editor while Rebecca Evans is on maternity leave.
Announcements on affordable housing and shovel-ready infrastructure may be welcome but can they deliver what the industry and the UK needs as the economy feels the pinch?
Autumn Statement: A clear path for new houses?Subscription
There were some positives for housing in the Autumn Statement – but we can’t build the houses we need without the skills base to do it.
As the dust settles on the Autumn Statement and the industry starts to take stock, there is one announcement that has gone largely unnoticed – and yet could threaten the viability of the UK’s mobile construction workforce.
The new chancellor said he wanted to deliver announcements in a more low-key style than his predecessor.
Government in £1.8bn devolution commitmentSubscription
The government has committed £1.8bn of funding to Local Enterprise Partnership authorities in English regions.
Full breakdown of infrastructure spendingSubscription
Today the chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled his first (and last) Autumn Statement.