The government recognises how vital construction is and is taking measures to boost it, says Vince Cable

Ahead of Building’s annual Terrace Reception at the House of Commons on Thursday 13 June, business secretary Vince Cable delivers a message to the construction industry.

He stresses the importance of construction to the UK economy and summarises the measures the government is taking to stimulate growth.

Cable goes on to explain the place of construction in the government’s wider industrial strategy and how long-term plans for growth are being developed.