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BSA calls on National Infrastructure Commission to conduct in-depth skills analysis

11 Nov 2016

The BSA has responded to the National Infrastructure Commission’s call for ideas.

The Commission’s call comes after it conducted specific studies on high-speed rail in Northern England, London transport, energy storage, the 5G rollout and the MK-Cambs-Oxford corridor, the last two of which are still due for publication.

The BSA’s response calls on the Commission to conduct an in-depth analysis of skills in the construction sector, making particular reference to the National Infrastructure Pipeline. Both the Government’s National Infrastructure Plan for Skills and the recently published Farmer Review present a clear need to boost construction skills.

The BSA response therefore calls on the Commission to examine which areas of the construction sector already have skills shortages and where they could potentially arise. To read the full BSA response, please click here.


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