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Legal action threatened over plans to axe solar subsidy

4 September 2015| By Yoosof Farah

Friends of the Earth to explore legal options after government consults on scrapping solar feed-in tariff

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Queen’s builder owed £20m to creditors

4 September 2015| By Louise Dransfield

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Green light for £250m Maidenhead scheme

4 September 2015| By Yoosof Farah

Steve Murphy, Ucatt

Boss of union Ucatt resigns

4 September 2015| By Iain Withers

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Analysis

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School places: Do the math

4 September 2015| By Mark Leftly

The Department for Education is scratching its head over how to meet the demand for 25% more school places at a time of rising construction inflation and a dearth of available urban land

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University challenge

3 September 2015| By David Blackman

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Editor's view

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Building schools: Must try harder

4 September 2015| By Sarah Richardson

The last time a new government was formed the school building sector was handed an abrupt halt

Community opinion

Tony Bingham

Cost budget: Once were warriors

4 September 2015| By Tony Bingham

Mark Leftly

Where’s the opposition?

4 September 2015| By Mark Leftly

Nick Cullen

Meeting our greens

4 September 2015| By Nick Cullen

Elaine McIlroy and Michael Ryley

Migrant salary rules: Your next headache

3 September 2015| By Michael Ryley, Elaine McIlroy

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Projects

Staircases are configured as bold single flights to aid legibility and accessibility

The Plimsoll Building: Close encounters

2 September 2015| By Ike Ijeh

The incorporation of two schools into a residential building is an example of school designers becoming more responsive to the changing physical and political environment

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Data

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Tracker: July 2015

1 September 2015| By Experian Economics

The construction activity index took a leap upwards after contraction the month before, while the UK composite index saw its largest increase since 2012

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