The Construction Products Association is urging the Chancellor of the Exchequer to use his Autumn Statement on next week to kick start economic growth.
The Association is calling on the government to:
Michael Ankers, CPA chief executive says: “We are at a critical turning point in our economic recovery and it is essential that the Chancellor uses the Autumn Statement to set out practical ways in which government can encourage a private-sector led economy.
“Government has indentified construction as being one of the key industries that can boost economic growth and help drive the UK economic recovery. Yet, at present, our forecasts show that the industry will experience no growth until 2014.
“Our proposals for the Autumn Statement are sensible measures that will greatly improve the prospects both for our industry and the economy as a whole, without undermining the government’s plan for reducing the fiscal deficit.”