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A third of construction firms are turned off by taking on apprentices

New research shows that a third of small construction firms are being put off from taking on apprentices.

400k homes at risk from skills shortage

The construction skills shortage could scupper the Chancellor’s vision for 400,000 new affordable homes.

We need 25k homes a year of all tenures, not just affordable

Overcoming the Scottish housing crisis must be the number one priority for the next Scottish Government.

Planning cuts will lead to fewer homes

Further cuts to local planning departments could leave them incapable of addressing the housing crisis.

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