Whilst the dissolution of Parliament in the run up to the General Election has meant a temporary halt in the passing of new legislation, there has been no shortage of intrigue about what may be on the horizon for the construction sector.

In the early part of the month, it seemed that all smart money was on a coalition government. As a result, it was difficult to predict which parties’ manifestos would make it into the government melting pot, and which policies would remain on the table once the political deals had been struck. Now, with the Conservative Party having won an outright majority, focus turns squarely to its own manifesto and the policies within it. With that in mind, we have summarised the key Conservative policies which could impact the industry as follows:

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