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July 29, 2016
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Government finally clears airport expansion… for London City

While the major airports at Heathrow and Gatwick are left hanging for a government decision on construction of a new runway, a lesser southeast airport has […]
June 1, 2015
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Government steps up drive to find more redundant sites for house-building

Communities Secretary Greg Clark is instructing local authorities to release unused land four house-building. Speaking ahead of the first meeting of a dedicated ministerial Housing Taskforce, […]
May 11, 2015
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Industry swift with advice for new government

With the newly elected Conservative government starting work this week, there is no shortage of unsolicited advice coming its way from the construction industry and business […]
March 24, 2015
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Government contracts to specify that bidders commit to training

Companies bidding for government infrastructure projects will have to demonstrate their commitment to skills training, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has declared. From 1st […]
February 9, 2015
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Government earmarks school building billions

The government has fleshed out how it plans to spend the £6bn that it has budgeted for school building work in England in the years ahead. […]
December 10, 2014
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Government stumps up £40m to build football pitches

Possibly because there is not enough money in football already, the government is giving £40m to support construction of new synthetic playing fields. Public money will […]