Impartial, expert advice on major long term infrastructure challenges

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The Commission carries out in-depth studies into the UK’s major infrastructure needs and makes recommendations to the government. Our work covers all sectors of economic infrastructure.

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"Opening up our data
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Opening up our data

Here at the Commission, data underpins our work. It helps us understand the state of infrastructure in the UK, how well it is performing for us, and what infrastructure we might need in the future. Because it’s so important, we’ve been working to make it easier for you to access and use. Welcome to our...

06 Nov 2020
National Infrastructure Assessment

National Infrastructure Assessment

Delivered once in every Parliament, the National Infrastructure Assessment analyses the UK’s long-term economic infrastructure needs, sets a strategic vision, and makes recommendations to government.
Better defining ‘levelling up’ is a crucial step to achieving it
Growth across regions
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Better defining ‘levelling up’ is a crucial step to achieving it

Some form of regional inequality has been a persistent feature of the UK.  Not only are there profound differences between regions (i.e. North and South), there are also inequalities within regions. Pockets of low productivity and heightened levels of deprivation exist in both successful and unsuccessful places.  But these are not set in stone; changing...

Senior Policy Adviser (Grade 7)

Senior Policy Adviser (Grade 7)

The National Infrastructure Commission is looking for a Senior Policy Adviser with expertise in energy policy to help develop our policy recommendations on the UK’s future energy needs. This is an opportunity to work creatively and rigorously on some of the most pressing issues for UK infrastructure, and outside the constraints of current government policy,...

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Policy Advisers (HEO)

Policy Advisers (HEO)

Summary We are currently recruiting for two Policy Advisers to lead on specific pieces of work within one or more of the core sectors of economic infrastructure i.e. energy, transport, waste, water, flood risk management and digital communications. By joining the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), you’ll be playing a key role in delivering independent advice...

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Who We Are

An appointed panel of Commissioners who provide expert, impartial advice on infrastructure, supported by a Secretariat and two advisory groups.

The Commission

The Commissioners provide expert, impartial advice to the government on infrastructure, work with the Chair and each other to shape and develop the National Infrastructure Assessment and specific studies, and engage with a variety of stakeholders to promote the organisation and gather views on future infrastructure needs and solutions.

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Design Group

A diverse group of creative and technical design leaders working to inspire, promote and champion design excellence in UK infrastructure.

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Young Professionals Panel

The panel support the Commission’s work and aim to raise awareness and engage younger audiences in shaping the future of the UK’s infrastructure.

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Explore data used in the Commission's research, and gain insights from across UK infrastructure

Join our team of professionals supporting the Commission to provide evidence based and forward thinking advice on infrastructure strategy.