England & Wales

Heart of the South West Construction Summit


LGiU and CITB, the Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Board for the construction sector, will host a Construction Summit in Taunton. This event will be kindly hosted by Cllr John Osman, Leader of Somerset County Council, and will focus on the Heart of the South West LEP region. It is part of a national series of ten events.

The summits will bring together council representatives, local construction firms and training providers to look at the role of the construction industry in each LEP region and to examine how best to support skills and training to deliver local economic growth. The summits seek to understand local skills needs and address what suitable solutions might look like. This events examine the important role local government can play in supporting the construction sector and local skills needs.


Cllr John Osman, Leader of Somerset County Council, Cllr David Hall, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Business, Inward Investment and Policy, Andy Ticker, Skills Manager, Southampton City Council and Roger Stone, Sector Skills Manager, CITB