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17Sep92 UK: LIBERAL DEMOCRATS GET TOUGH ON COUNCIL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.

Construction contractors should face tougher rules on training and pay and conditions before they are awarded council contracts, say the Liberal Democrats.The party's conference at Harrogate this week agreed to restore many of the contract compliance powers used by councils until outlawed in 1988 after a campaign led by the Building Employers Confederation.The Liberal Democrats wholly or partly control one-quarter of local authorities.They called for work to go to private contractors ...

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