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CLC Welcomes Support for Industry in ‘Recovery Budget’

Posted: 4th March 2021

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has welcomed the Chancellor’s Budget as a further step in the recovery of the UK economy as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The CLC has worked closely with the UK Government in recent months to identify opportunities to boost economic activity by harnessing the capability of the construction and infrastructure sector.

It has welcomed the response from the Chancellor to some of its key recommendations including:

• creation of a National Infrastructure Bank to back projects including regeneration of communities;
• the extension and growth of incentives for apprenticeships, with support for traineeships;
• the extension of the stamp duty holiday

Read the full press release here.