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Infrastructure and Projects Authority publishes National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016 to 2020

On 23 March 2016, the Infrastructure and Projects Authority published its National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016 to 2020. Key highlights include:

  • "a forward look for £483 billion of infrastructure investment in economic and social infrastructure including over £297 billion to 2020-21

  • £483 billion includes economic infrastructure investment of £425 billion with an additional £58 billion of public investment in social infrastructure (part of the government’s commitment to spend over £100 billion in infrastructure by 2020-21)

  • setting out a major roads and rail investment package including £15 billion to support Highways England in transforming the Strategic Road Network with over 100 major schemes completed or in construction by the end of 2020-21, and supporting the largest rail modernisation since Victorian times, including getting High Speed 2 into construction, completing Crossrail, and giving the green light to Crossrail 2 to proceed and significant investment in projects in the Northern Powerhouse

  • over £100 billion invested by the private sector in energy projects across electricity generation, transmission and in the North Sea

  • facilitating private sector rollout of improved broadband and mobile networks through targeted investment, legislative and regulatory reform and increasing the amount of spectrum available to mobile operators"

 

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