The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has written to The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State, Department for Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government and The Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to draw their attention to urgent industry concern in connection with the introduction of the UKCA Mark.
Read the letter here.
The UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking is a new UK product marking that is used for goods being placed on the market in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland). It covers most goods which previously required the CE marking , known as ‘new approach’ goods. The UKCA marking came into effect on 1 January 2021.
The CLC’s mission is to provide sector leadership to the construction industry.
Its main objective is to develop solutions that meet the 2025 challenges. It works with government and industry organisations to promote industry initiatives that will deliver:
- 33%reduction in cost
- 50%reduction in programme
- 50%reduction in carbon emissions
- 50%reduction in trade gap