Interviews with Policy Makers

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    Quick on his feet: Vince Cable talks to Building

    2018-06-29T06:00:00Z

    Vince Cable believes he’s gaining ground on his two main rivals over Brexit. But the parliamentary veteran is keen to show his isn’t a party campaigning on a single issue

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    North and South: George Osborne talks to Building

    2017-09-15T05:00:00Z

    George Osborne talks to Building, reflecting on the ‘northern powerhouse’, infrastructure, Brexit and his hope that the current government will finish the job he started

  • Tim Farron
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    Interview: Tim Farron

    2016-01-15T06:00:00Z

    Leading the Lib Dems may sound like the worst job in politics following the party’s drubbing in last year’s election, but an out-of-sorts Labour sees Tim Farron adopt the role at a time of opportunity

  • Mark Swindlehurst
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    Interview: Mark Swindlehurst

    2013-09-05T06:00:00Z

    The chair of the Association of University Directors of Estates talks to Building about opportunities in the universities sector

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    Interview: Ed Davey, energy secretary

    2013-08-02T00:00:00Z

    The energy secretary on the Green Deal, nuclear, and George Osborne’s climate change scepticism

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    Andy Rose: A very public private man

    2013-05-10T06:00:00Z

    Andy Rose has built his reputation by raising private finance for public projects. But is that going to help him deliver 170,000 affordable homes in the next three years?

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    Interview: Mike Green

    2013-05-03T00:00:00Z

    The man in charge of capital works at the Education Funding Agency has his finger on the ‘go’ button

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    Andrew Gould: Pause for thought

    2013-04-03T10:38:00Z

    In his sabbatical from Jones Lang LaSalle, Andrew Gould is busy being chair of the UKGBC – where he intends to ‘educate’ rather than ‘lobby’ the government on green issues

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    Interview with Greg Barker

    2013-01-31T07:00:00Z

    Energy minister Greg Barker talks to Building about why value for money is so important and his passion for the Green Deal

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    Greg Clark: Local hero

    2011-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Greg Clark pretty much invented localism as a political idea, and now he’s the minister implementing it as a policy. But he’s adamant that he is genuinely pro-development and not the nimby champion we all fear