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With all the other demands, where will the funding come from?

Lord Andrew Adonis and three of Britain’s business organisations has pressed for urgent progress on key transport, energy, digital & water infrastructure decisions in the Government’s in-tray.

The chairman of the independent National Infrastructure Commission called on the Government to ensure that Brexit and a hung parliament do not delay or defer infrastructure projects which are critical to the UK’s competitiveness & productivity.
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NIC:  Adonis & business leaders urge Government to press ahead rapidly with key infrastructure plans ~ TUC calls on government to lift public sector pay restrictions fast ~ A ‘Connected World’ only if you have good reception ~ Instead of imposing the controversial, noisy & dubiously beneficial HS2 on the Shires, why not start with the ‘urgently needed’ HS3 & other road / rail improvements in the North ~ Project management is not an ‘optional extra’ for successful delivery ~ The smarter way to develop a national infrastructure ~ Lord Adonis highlights continued need to invest in infrastructure

CBI: Pro-enterprise vision will unlock infrastructure golden age

NIESR General Election Briefing: ‘Infrastructure in the UK- Time to Rebuild?’

Chief Secretary to the Treasury lays out long-term plan for Britain's infrastructure

£625,000 for England’s Economic Heartland to help shape its future transport priorities

Lord Adonis, Chair of the NIC, responds to announcements made in the Spring Budget

IPPR:  New transport figures reveal London gets £1,500 per head more than the North – but North West powerhouse ‘catching-up’

Wales set for biggest investment in infrastructure since devolution

Government publishes steel pipeline & new procurement guidance

Impact of Technology on Infrastructure Explored

Good design is essential for good infrastructure, our recommendations will reflect the quality & character of local communities across the growth corridor

UK infrastructure investment to reach record high

Autumn Statement: Internet of Things and Smart Infrastructure

Autumn Statement Response: Government acceptance of NIC recommendations most welcome

New East-West transport links could provide a once in a generation opportunity for ‘Britain’s Silicon Valley’

CBI/AECOM: UK's infrastructure on the up, but now it's all about delivery

Economy Secretary sets out plans to improve infrastructure decision making in Wales

NIC visits Publica Urban Design Team

Improving major project delivery: Project Initiation Routemap

Serco gifts £400,000 for care worker apprenticeships