Letter to Environment Secretary from Commission Chair: floods policy
Commission Chair Sir John Armitt has written to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Rt Hon George Eustice MP, setting out the Commission’s views in response to to the government’s recently updated flooding and coastal erosion risk management strategy for England, launched on 14 July 2020.
Letter to the Chancellor on four tests for a successful National Infrastructure Strategy
National Infrastructure Commission Chair Sir John Armitt has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to set out four tests which the forthcoming National Infrastructure Strategy will need to meet, in order to deliver the ambitious, long-term vision for the UK’s infrastructure set out in the National Infrastructure Assessment. These are: A long term perspective – the...
Letter to BEIS Select Committee Chair Rachel Reeves MP on energy efficiency
Following an evidence session to the BEIS Select Committee inquiry on energy efficiency in April 2019, National Infrastructure Commission chief executive Phil Graham wrote to committee chair Rachel Reeves MP to clarify the Commission’s position on energy efficiency and correct two errors in chapter two of the National Infrastructure Assessment which were identified during the session. The...
Heathrow: letter from Sir Howard Davies and Sir John Armitt to MPs
In July 2015 the Airports Commission published its final report, recommending the construction of a third runway at Heathrow as the best option for expanding the UK’s airport capacity. Earlier this week, the Government laid its final Airports National Policy Statement (NPS) before Parliament, which supports the expansion of Heathrow. Ahead of the expected vote...
Dr Demis Hassabis’s resignation as Commissioner
Correspondence between Dr Demis Hassabis and the Chair of the Commission regarding Dr Hassabis’s resignation as a Commissioner.
Freight Study – letter from the Chancellor to Lord Adonis
Letter from the Chancellor of the Exchequer to chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission Lord Adonis on plans for a study into freight.