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Our communications team is here to help journalists interested in the Commission's work.

The Commission regularly comments in the media on a wide range of infrastructure issues. We are happy to consider all requests for comment or to put forward a representative for interview.

Our latest news, full archive of stories and blog posts can be found here.

You can get in touch with members of the Commission’s communications team using these contact details:

  • Ben Wilson, Head of Communications – 07811 974267
  • Rob Mallows, Communications Manager – 07917 521309

Alternatively, get in touch by email using the link below, which is monitored by the whole communications team.

Please note: the communications team’s role is to assist the media, and enquiries from other individuals or organisations should be directed via our general contact page.

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National Infrastructure Commission 

The Commission is the body responsible for providing independent analysis and advice to government to help the UK meet its long term infrastructure needs. Its objectives are to support sustainable economic growth across all regions of the UK, improve competitiveness, improve quality of life, and support climate resilience and the transition to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.  The Commission publishes a National Infrastructure Assessment every five years setting out its assessment of long term infrastructure needs, with recommendations to the government; the second Assessment was published on 18 October 2023.

The Commission 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.  

More information about the Commission’s work can be found on nic.org.uk or on X (formerly Twitter) @NatInfraCom  

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Latest news

Armitt: Let’s create a legacy of which we can be proud

Armitt: Let’s create a legacy of which we can be proud

Commission Chair Sir John Armitt has today (12 July 2024) welcomed infrastructure related announcements made by the new government in its first few days of office. This week, the Chancellor and other Ministers have made various statements setting out the government’s plans, including on planning reform, devolution to elected mayors, and the establishment of a...

12 Jul 2024 By
The pre-election period: 25 May – 4 July 2024
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The pre-election period: 25 May – 4 July 2024

In the run-up to the UK General Election, the Commission – like other public sector bodies – is required to act in accordance with the 2024 General Election guidance. The Commission offers independent advice to the government of the day, and it is not appropriate for it to engage in discussion of government policy during...

25 May 2024 By
Principles before particulars secures project success, say NIC design experts

Principles before particulars secures project success, say NIC design experts

The National Infrastructure Commission’s Design Group has published guidance on developing and implementing design principles for major infrastructure projects. Building on the Group’s high level design principles – climate, people, places and value – the new guidance sets out a structured process for applying tailored principles at every stage of a project life cycle. The...

21 May 2024 By
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