Ahead of tomorrow’s Budget Bill debate in the House of Commons, the Construction Employers Federation is calling on all MPs, especially those from and with an interest in Northern Ireland, to reflect on the draft Budget allocations and reverse the proposed £130m cut in next year’s capital expenditure.
The 2017 Assembly election came at a critical time in Northern Ireland’s history. The entire business community sees political stability as vital to our medium to long term economic prospects...
Our industry wants devolution to work and it wants to see the Northern Ireland Executive take a much more strategic and outcome focused approach, setting ambitious yet deliverable targets for the economy.
Our manifesto sets out how we believe the Executive can make good on this vision.
Commenting after the publication of the Northern Ireland Budget for 2019/20, which included a £130m reduction in expected capital spending, Construction Employers Federation Assistant Director David Fry said...
Over two years since the collapse of the Northern Ireland Executive, local construction firms have clearly identified its absence as the major contributory factor towards their inability to grow and meet their job-creating potential. This is the key headline from the latest State of Trade Survey, for the second half of 2018, conducted by the Construction Employers Federation.