David Bowie, Changes:
“I watch the ripples change their size
But never leave the stream
Of warm impermanence and
So the days float through my eyes”
The government’s appeal to the Supreme Court on Article 50 will not be heard until next month (and the outcome may not be known until early next year), and so it is pure speculation whether the 11 Law Lords will uphold the High Court’s decision, or decide something else. Either way, Brexit has caused a constitutional debate the like of which the country has not seen before, at least not in modern times.
While that outcome remains unknown, after the Autumn Statement, we know what the government’s plans are in the short term. It looks like it will be business as usual for the construction industry, with some big promises on infrastructure and housing spending but little of the detail (although separately, we heard about HS2’s route and the Cambridge/Milten Keynes/Oxford corridor). Continue reading