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Get Britain Building rolls out Plan B

Published:  30 September, 2010

UK: Get Britain Building, the coalition of those involved in the built environment, has launched 'Plan B' to unite the industry and return to economic growth to UK plc.

'B' stands for 'building' and the plan sets out the economic and social benefits of continuing to invest in the construction industry. According to Mike Leonard, spokesperson for GBB: "It's a realistic and accessible way to create 2.5 million real jobs, maintain manufacturing capacity and the skills needed for the long-term prosperity of the nation.

"The market for new homes is showing signs of softening and on 20 October we are facing up to the biggest public sector cuts of our lifetime.

“The coalition Government is committed to massive spending cuts and tax rises to reduce the debt burden. Rising unemployment will be one of the consequences of this action and for this reason we believe that Plan B is vital for maintaining and creating real jobs."

The Plan is being distributed and promoted at the Liberal Democrat, Labour and Conservative Conferences in September and early October as the GBB campaign goes on the road to promote the construction industry.

For more information and to show your support for Plan B, visit the Get Britain Building website.

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