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National Infrastructure Commission
The Commission is the body responsible for providing independent analysis and advice to the government to help the UK meets its long term infrastructure needs. Its role is to support sustainable economic growth across all regions of the UK, improve competitiveness, and improve quality of life. In doing so, it aims to be the UK’s most credible, forward-thinking and influential voice on infrastructure policy and strategy. The Commission publishes a National Infrastructure Assessment once in every Parliament setting out its assessment of long term infrastructure needs, with recommendations to the government, the first of which was published in July 2018. It also undertakes in-depth studies into the UK’s most pressing infrastructure challenges and monitors the government’s progress in delivering infrastructure projects and implementing recommendations made by the Commission.
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Cities share good practice for developing local infrastructure strategies
A new toolkit curated by the National Infrastructure Commission is offering advice to cities on developing local infrastructure strategies to underpin improvements in transport, housing and employment prospects. The guidance seeks to maximise the impact of further devolution of powers and funding to city regions recommended by the Commission, by sharing experience and knowledge between...
Armitt: A clear infrastructure policy is more vital than ever
In a comment piece published in the Sunday Telegraph on 4 October 2020, Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission, Sir John Armitt, reflects on the importance of a National Infrastructure Strategy for setting out the role of infrastructure in economic recovery, meeting the net zero target and ‘levelling up’. An edited version of the article...
Armitt welcomes appointment of Neale Coleman as Commissioner
The Chancellor has today announced the appointment of Neale Coleman CBE as a Commissioner, alongside the reappointment of Tim Besley, Sadie Morgan and Bridget Rosewell for a further five year term. Sir John Armitt, Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission, has welcomed the announcement by the Chancellor: “I am very pleased to welcome Neale to...