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Builders face work crisis

Published:  15 July, 2009

LONDON: Unemployment in the construction sector is at record levels with 250 000 skilled trades people chasing 2100 jobs.

JobCentre statistics show record levels of labourers, plasterers, painters, and carpenters are jobless with some 6500 construction managers also registered as unemployed.

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