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CBI says housebuilding and major projects depend on EU workers

Words: Huw Morris

The UK must have continued access to EU workers to plug skills gaps and labour shortages if it is to build vital homes and deliver critical infrastructure projects the country needs, warn business leaders.

In a major report on immigration, the Confederation of British Industry says 18 different sectors including agriculture, construction, creative industries, hospitality, public transport, the NHS, retail and logistics depend on EU workers.

Maintaining access to people and skills is a “high priority for business in the UK”, adds the CBI, after consulting employers and trade asso.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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