My own personal opinion, for what it is worth, is that Theresa Mays inaugural speech outside number 10 felt genuine and heart felt (something you would not always associate with someone often cited as being straight and even cold). I cannot help giving a rye smile when I hear her and her advisers tag line "one nation" however. I keep expecting George Clinton of Funkadelic fame to pop up behind her and give his rendition of their hit single.
Evidently Theresa May has a whole host of issues and challenges to smooth out, but driving continued investment in housing and infrastructure is certainly one of them.
Britain’s new prime minister Theresa May pledged to boost infrastructure spending and housing supply, as part of her plan to build a UK economy “that works for everyone”. New Treasury-backed bonds will fund infrastructure projects and to make energy supply cheaper and more reliable. She was also determined to increase housebuilding even if it means a drop in house prices. The swift resolution to the uncertainty in the wake of the referendum has been welcomed by industry, though May’s stance on issues that will impact on construction and infrastructure are largely unknown. Alasdair Reisner, chief executive of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association, said: “A priority for UK industry is a stable government and economy.