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Government tribute to construction's "invaluable contribution"


16th November 2020

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Alok Sharma MP, has written to the UK construction industry. In the letter, addressed to "everyone working in the construction sector", he expresses "admiration for all the work you are doing." He goes on to say “you have performed a vital role. In the past six months we have seen the industry build the Nightingale Hospitals, accelerate the delivery of infrastructure projects, support vital public services and help the country adapt buildings to become Covid-Secure”. The Secretary of State also acknowledges the adaptations and innovations seen in the industry as a result of the pandemic. 

The full letter can be read below.



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