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.
James Heath speech to CBI Infrastructure Board
The Commission’s chief executive spoke to members of the Confederation of British Industry’s Infrastructure Board today, offering reflections on the government’s National Infrastructure Strategy, the Commission’s priorities for 2021 as set out in our Annual Monitoring Report, and to look ahead to some of the long term infrastructure challenges that the Commission is likely to...
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.
Commission welcomes next steps on UK infrastructure bank
The National Infrastructure Commission has welcomed the announcement in today’s Budget on next steps for the creation of a UK infrastructure bank, based in Leeds. Julia Prescot, Commissioner, said: “We welcome the progress towards establishing an infrastructure bank, as recommended by the Commission. The bank can play a key role in catalysing the investment needed...
New study on infrastructure in towns
In its 2021 Budget, the government asked the Commission to undertake a new study looking specifically at the role of infrastructure in helping towns and urban areas outside major cities. The new study will have a particular focus on the role of transport and digital infrastructure in boosting economic regeneration and levelling up. More details...
Maintaining operability of highly renewable electricity system possible at little additional cost
Concerns about operating the electricity networks when there are high levels of renewables generation can be overcome without significant costs to the consumer through effective deployment of existing and emerging technologies, according to analysis from the National Infrastructure Commission. The existing electricity network was designed around generation from coal, nuclear and gas-powered generation. Increasing the...
Who We Are
An appointed panel of Commissioners who provide expert, impartial advice on infrastructure, supported by a Secretariat and two advisory groups.
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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