CPA Comments on Labour’s Election Win

Newly elected Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer arrives at his official London residence at No 10 Downing Street for the first time after the Labour party won a landslide victory at the 2024 General Election. Picture date: Friday July 5, 2024. PA Photo. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire


Following the election of the new Labour government, Chris Cassley, Policy Manager
of the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) said: “The CPA offers its
congratulations to Sir Keir Starmer and the Labour Party, on their win following
yesterday’s General Election.
“The new government must work with the construction industry in addressing critical
issues such as decarbonisation and reaching net zero, improving productivity and
business investment, building the new homes that we desperately need, and
renewing our ageing infrastructure.
“All of this requires a long-term vision and consistency from government in how
policies are developed and implemented. Providing the stability and economic
foundations needed for lasting economic growth comes only from engagement with
industry in understanding the challenges companies face – and how they can be
“As new ministers and officials take up their roles in the coming days, the CPA looks
forward to working with the new government in achieving this aim,” he added.