CIF calls for social housing work to be classed as ‘essential’
Industry body is eager to get housebuilding restarted after weeks of inaction
Work on social housing schemes should be classified as “essential”, the Construction Industry Federation has said, as it seeks to get the industry up and running again within weeks.
The industry representative body instructed its members to cease work on building sites after the government announced new restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19 three weeks ago.
It has since been lobbying the government to allow certain projects to restart, and has drawn...
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