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A comparison of electricity prices between the UK and EU

Last month, the Conservative Party pledged to cap energy prices in its 2017 manifesto, in order to tackle spiralling household energy bills. The government’s policy echoed a similar policy to the 20-month energy price freeze proposed by the former Labour leader. However, the Conservatives added that their ambition is for the UK to have “the lowest energy costs in Europe, both for households and businesses”. But how do energy prices in the UK compare to other EU countries?

By Amandeep Bahra at 2 Jun 2017

Construction industry growth set to continue in 2017

Despite ongoing Brexit-related uncertainties, near-term prospects for the construction industry have improved according to our latest Spring forecast.

By Amandeep Bahra at 20 Apr 2017

Government launches housing white paper

This white paper reflects a set of proposals for discussion and consideration, and includes a consultation on proposed new policy measures. The majority of the 38 questions are related to planning, but the CPA intends to submit a response to questions relevant to construction product manufacturers.

By Rebecca Larkin at 10 Feb 2017

The housing white paper: radical and bold?

Speculation was rife in the weeks leading up to the publication of the government’s white paper on housing. Originally scheduled for release alongside the Autumn Statement in November 2016, were the constant delays indicative of a radical overhaul of its housing policy?

By Rebecca Larkin at 10 Feb 2017

Government Launches Industrial Strategy Green Paper

The government launched a ‘green paper’ – Building Our Industrial Strategy – outlining its plans to create a new approach to partnering with industry and identifying 10 ‘pillars’ it believes are important to drive forward industrial strategy across the entire economy.

By Jeff May at 27 Jan 2017

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