The following Construction guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) was set up on an interim basis on 5 October 2015 to 'look at the UK’s future needs for nationally significant infrastructure, help to maintain UK’s competitiveness amongst the G20 nations and provide greater certainty for investors by taking a long term approach to the major investment decisions facing the country'. See News Analysis: Trains, planes and automobiles—the birth of the National Infrastructure Commission.
The NIC is now a permanent body which provides the government with impartial, expert advice on major long-term infrastructure challenges. A Charter, published on 12 October 2016, sets out the NIC’s purpose and its principal outputs, accountabilities and duties and the balance of responsibility between the government and the NIC.
The Charter states that the NIC's objectives are to:
support sustainable economic growth across all regions of the UK
improve quality of life
It will do this by:
assessing national infrastructure needs, carrying out in-depth studies into the UK’s most pressing infrastructure challenges, and making recommendations to the government
monitoring the government’s progress in delivering infrastructure projects and programmes recommended by the NIC
The Charter states that the government will provide the NIC with clear guidance by issuing a public remit letter. This will include a binding fiscal remit to ensure that the NIC’s recommendations would
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to LexisPSL or register for a free trial.
Existing user? Sign-in
Take a free trial
0330 161 1234
To view our latest legal guidance content,sign-in to Lexis®PSL or register for a free trial.