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Trade and Industry Committee to investigate UK Construction Industry

The Trade and Industry Committee has announced a wide-ranging inquiry into the UK construction industry and is inviting responses from interested parties.
The Committee will investigate delivery of the government's capital investment programme and the UK's long term capacity for the delivery of large infrastructure projects on time and to budget, such as the Olympics.It will also investigate employment and payment practices; UK dependence on imported labour and expertise, maintaining standards within the sector, construction R&D, skills, health and safety regulation, the Building Regulations, sustainability, best practice on contract management, and the UK industry's performance against other countries.The Committee would welcome written evidence on these or any related issues by Friday 4 May 2007. For further information please contact the Committee Office on 020 7219 5777/ 5779.

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