Scotland needs 79,000 new workers to meet net zero goals – The Herald

Read today’s Herald Article Covering the recommendations from our Fair Work Convention Construction Inquiry Report

‘SCOTLAND won’t meet its climate change targets unless 79,000 more construction workers are recruited by the end

of the decade, ministers have been warned.

An inquiry by the Fair Work Convention (FWC) warned some 50,000 plumbers, electricians, joiners and other tradespeople are due to retire in the next 10 years while there are fears there are not enough younger people entering the ageing sector. ‘

Ministers told 79,000 more construction workers needed to meet net zero goals | HeraldScotland