Budget 2011: What it means for Construction

George Osborne’s Spring Budget is of huge significance to construction. Our live text debate will look at the implications on planning, housebuilding, sustainability and construction jobs.

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Building's Joey Gardiner and Sarah Richardson were joined by leading construction economists Graham Kean and Noble Francis to discuss the implications.

The debate is now over but you can re-read the transcript by clicking the 'Replay' button to the left.

Graham Kean

Graham Kean is head of public at EC Harris

Noble Francis

Noble Francis is economics policy development director at the Construction Products Association

Sarah Richardson

Deputy Editor, Building Magazine

Joey Gardiner

Housing Expert, Building Magazine