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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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Commission response to government’s National Infrastructure Strategy

Alongside today’s Spending Review, the government has published a National Infrastructure Strategy and a detailed response to the National Infrastructure Commission’s landmark Assessment published in 2018. Sir John Armitt, Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission, said: “Publication of the UK’s first ever National Infrastructure Strategy is an important moment, given the vital role infrastructure can...

25 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.
Professor Sadie Morgan response to National Infrastructure Strategy commitments on design
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Professor Sadie Morgan response to National Infrastructure Strategy commitments on design

Today’s National Infrastructure Strategy includes government commitments to increase emphasis on the quality of design in infrastructure projects. Some of the ways government intends to do this is set out in a detailed annex (1.183 – 1.187, p41 of this document) which responds to the National Infrastructure Commission’s recommendations on infrastructure design and the Design...

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Assistant Director – Economics and Modelling

Assistant Director – Economics and Modelling

We are looking for a senior economist, with experience in one or more infrastructure sectors, who will be responsible for directing and coordinating the Commission’s economics and modelling work. This is an opportunity to work for an independent body, providing thought leadership; helping to shape government thinking and policies in a high profile area; and...

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Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

By joining the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), you’ll be playing a key role in delivering independent advice to government on the UK’s long-term infrastructure needs. We do this to help support sustainable economic growth across the whole of the UK, improve competitiveness and ultimately improve the quality of life of UK citizens. We are a...

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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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