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.
“No time to lose” on planning reforms, says Commission
Today’s Autumn Statement includes announcements on steps to speed up the planning system for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs). Some of these steps are informed by the work of the National Infrastructure Commission, and related work by Nick Winser, the government’s Electricity Networks Commissioner (and also a National Infrastructure Commissioner). Responding to today’s announcements, Sir...
Second National Infrastructure AssessmentDelivered 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.
Jim Hall: Clarity on funding, clear targets crucial to long term flood resilience
A value for money report on flood resilience in England published by the National Audit Office today (15 November) warns that under current Environment Agency plans. forty per cent fewer properties in England will be protected from flooding compared to the number first forecast in 2020. The Resilience to flooding report finds that the Environment...
We’re recruiting – Assistant Director, Energy
We’re looking for a candidate to lead our energy team and develop our advice to government on its future energy policy. The UK is on a path to becoming a low carbon economy and this exciting new role in our policy team offers a great opportunity to shape our advise to government on the policies...
We’re recruiting – Policy adviser
We are looking to appoint a Policy Adviser to join our policy team and support the development of the UK’s long term infrastructure strategy, with the potential to work across a range of infrastructure policy areas within our remit. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on projects across energy, transport, water and...
Read our new thirty year plan for a low carbon and resilient economy
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.Meet the Commissioners
A diverse group of creative and technical design leaders working to inspire, promote and champion design excellence in UK infrastructure.Meet the Design Group
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.Meet the Panel
Reports & Studies
The Commission’s publications include a National Infrastructure Assessment set out once a parliament, and specific reports and studies on pressing infrastructure challenges as set by the government.
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