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Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – priorities for national infrastructure

The interim first National Infrastructure Assessment, helping shape the Commission's final Assessment report.

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The interim National Infrastructure Assessment examines seven key areas, and sets out the vision and priorities for helping meet the country’s needs up to 2050. 

Those seven areas are:

  • Building a digital society
  • Connected, liveable city-regions
  • Infrastructure to support housing
  • Eliminating carbon emissions from energy and waste
  • A revolution in road transport
  • Reducing the risk of drought and flooding
  • Financing and funding infrastructure in efficient ways

The deadline for responses to the consultation is 12 January 2018.

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National Infrastructure Assessment 1

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

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Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – modelling annex and data
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Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – modelling annex and data

The modelling behind the interim National Infrastructure Assessment, Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – priorities for national infrastructure.

13 Oct 2017
Lord Adonis’ speech at launch of Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – priorities for national infrastructure
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Lord Adonis’ speech at launch of Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – priorities for national infrastructure

The speech below was given by Lord Adonis at the launch of the interim National Infrastructure Assessment, Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – priorities for national infrastructure. The speech below was delivered at Birmingham City University on 13 October 2017.

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Interim (2015) National Infrastructure Assessment: Water Modelling
Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – priorities for national infrastructure
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Interim (2015) National Infrastructure Assessment: Water Modelling

Data on demand and supply of water, and modelled projections.

13 Oct 2017
Interim (2015) National Infrastructure Assessment: Solid Waste Modelling
Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – priorities for national infrastructure
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Interim (2015) National Infrastructure Assessment: Solid Waste Modelling

Data on volumes of solid waste produced, and modelled projections.

13 Oct 2017
Interim (2015) National Infrastructure Assessment: Transport Modelling
Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – priorities for national infrastructure
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Interim (2015) National Infrastructure Assessment: Transport Modelling

Data on road and rail traffic, and modelled projections.

13 Oct 2017
Interim (2015) National Infrastructure Assessment: Energy Modelling
Congestion, Capacity, Carbon – priorities for national infrastructure

Interim (2015) National Infrastructure Assessment: Energy Modelling

Data on electricity demand and consumption, and modelled projections.

13 Oct 2017

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