Policy Submissions

An important part of the Society's remit is to represent the interests of our members in relation to policy development and legislative initiatives. The SCSI regularly makes policy submissions to government agencies, standards bodies and other institutions whose work may impact on our members.

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2015 Pre-Budget submission

The pre-Budget submission has set out some measures to deliver a vibrant and sustainable property and construction industry.  Some of the key recommendations include reduce VAT on new home construction from 13.5% to 5% for 2 years and setting the Public Capital Programme to  at 5% of GDP (6.1% of GNP) to 2020.