Strategic focus could prevent race to the bottom on costs, say MPs

With publication of the government’s Comprehensive Spending Review, construction is pinning a lot of hopes for future workloads on government promises about ‘levelling up’ left behind parts of the UK, which is to be at least partly addressed by significant infrastructure investment. Details are only starting to come through but doubts have been raised by MPs that the government even knows what levelling up means, Nick Barrett reports.

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