Independent report

Construction labour market in the UK: Farmer review

A independent review of the UK’s construction labour model by Mark Farmer.


Modernise or die: The Farmer Review of the UK construction labour model


In February 2016 the government asked the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) to look at:

  • the labour model in the construction industry
  • the skills pressures and other constraints that limit housebuilding and infrastructure development in the UK

The CLC commissioned Mark Farmer to undertake a review.

Read the government’s response.

Published 17 October 2016