UCATT Comment on Building Schools for the Future Project

Commentating on the Government’s announcement today (July 5th) that it is to freeze many of the proposed Building Schools for the Future projects: Alan Ritchie, General Secretary of construction union UCATT, said: “This announcement demonstrates the black hole at the heart of the coalition Government’s economic policy. Private sector construction workers would have built the new schools. The Government is by far the largest client for private sector construction companies.