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Lobby groups promote construction and housing

Skilled tradesmen could soon be in even more demand as the second half of 2011 is seeing more movement in the construction industry. Especially now CBI has called on the government to kick-start the economy by spending more on construction.Learn a trade or re-train now with Able Skills and make sure you're ready for any coming booms in construction.The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) - one of the loudest voices in the private sector in the UK - has joined the long list of other organisation and union groups who are getting behind new infrastructure, housing and construction projects to help kick-start the economy.Speaking at the CBI North-East Annual Dinner, John Cridland, Director General for the CBI, took to the stage to discuss how a boost in activity in the housing market and construction sector will be a "game-changer."He said: "Bolstering infrastructure spending investment on transport, power stations and housing is one of the biggest and most effective levers the government has to pull. It will help unlock some of the ?