National Infrastructure Commission chair Sir John Armitt has today called on the chancellor to use this autumn’s Spending Review to commit to “a once-in-a-generation transformation of the UK’s transport, energy and technology networks.” In a letter to the chancellor, Armitt lays down four key tests by which the commission will judge the credibility of the government’s National Infrastructure Strategy, which is expected to be announced at the autumn Spending Review. The commission published the country’s first National Infrastructure Assessment last year, a series of detailed recommendations as to how the government should develop the UKs energy, transport, water and technology networks over the next 30 years. The government is required to consider the proposals and formally respond with its own strategy.
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