Nearly 200,000 construction jobs could be lost if Brexit stops Britain’s access to the single market, a report warns on Wednesday.
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) warns that some of country’s biggest projects could be threatened by such a huge loss of workers.
Around 8% of construction workers in this country are EU nationals and the RICS warns that the industry is already in the grip of a skills crisis.
Jeremy Blackburn, RICS head of UK policy, said: “These figures reveal that the UK construction industry is currently dependent on thousands of EU workers.
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