National Infrastructure Assessment

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An assessment of the United Kingdom's infrastructure needs up to 2050.

Once a parliament, the Commission publishes a National Infrastructure Assessment.

The Assessment analyses the UK’s long-term economic infrastructure needs, outlining a strategic vision over the next 30 years and setting out recommendations for how identified needs should be met.

The first Assessment was launched on 10 July 2018. Its full recommendations and summaries of the seven main themes can be found in the tabs on the left.

Summary pamphlet

thumbnail of NIC-A5-Handout-WEBThis short pamphlet summarises eight of the main recommendations made in the Assessment, which looks ahead three decades and gives fully costed recommendations on transport, energy, digital connectivity, waste, water and flooding.

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Final Report

National Infrastructure Assessment

The National Infrastructure Assessment looks at the United Kingdom’s future economic infrastructure needs up to 2050 and makes key recommendations for how to deliver new transport, low carbon energy and digital networks, how to recycle more and waste less, and how future infrastructure should be paid for.

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The National Infrastructure Assessment looks at the United Kingdom’s future economic infrastructure needs up to 2050 and makes key recommendations for how to deliver new transport, low carbon energy and digital networks, how to recycle more and waste less, and how future infrastructure should be paid for.

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