Is the window still open for the 'Conservatory tax'? Builders call on Osborne to restore policy

James S Murray
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'It is vital to distinguish between unnecessary red tape, and smart regulation that can provide clear direction as the basis for industry investment, innovation and growth'

The building industry has today issued a call for the government to urgently stimulate investment through the adoption of a range of more ambitious green policies, including the reinstatement of the controversial...

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