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Some 331,000 people worked in the City in 2000, according to London's 'Tall Buildings and Sustainability' report.While there are 10,000 parking spaces,90 per cent of staff used public transport.

Office buildings can gobble up more than 1,000kwhr/m 2a year for heating, hot water, lighting and computers, says the same report.

The grounds of Scotland's new Parliament at Holyrood are to be planted with 40 native Scottish oaks - all shipped from Germany - at a cost of £6,000 each. The oaks will tie in with Enric Miralles' vision of a building inspired by the Scottish countryside.

New mortgage lending rose to a record £16.6 billion in March, up from £13.3 billion the month before, says the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

The increase in NI contributions will stoke the black economy as the number of bogus self-employed people rises, warns construction union Ucatt.

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