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CPA submits representation for Autumn Statement

Association stresses importance of construction products sector in supporting UK’s economic growth 

THE Construction Products Association (CPA) has submitted its representation to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of the Autumn Statement on 17 November.

In the letter, CPA chief executive Peter Caplehorn writes: ‘The UK faces difficult economic headwinds, and the Government is rightly making the difficult choices to help secure a more prosperous future. Ahead of the Autumn Statement, the Construction Products Association wishes to stress the importance of the construction and manufacturing sectors in helping to enable and support the country’s long-term productivity and economic growth. Looking ahead, we have offered some possible measures with both construction and manufacturing in mind.’

The CPA’s asks of government centre around housing, infrastructure delivery, UK competitiveness, investment and performance. To read the full letter, click here