UK infrastructure projects—relevant sources, government bodies and guidance
Produced in partnership with Addleshaw Goddard
UK infrastructure projects—relevant sources, government bodies and guidance

The following Banking & Finance guidance note Produced in partnership with Addleshaw Goddard provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • UK infrastructure projects—relevant sources, government bodies and guidance
  • HM Treasury
  • National Infrastructure Commission
  • Infrastructure and Projects Authority
  • Local partnerships
  • Other government departments and schemes
  • UK regions
  • EU legislation relating to PPP
  • Standard documents for PFI/PF2 projects
  • Code of conduct for operational PFI/PPP contracts

The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on the information regarding public procurement in this Practice Note. For guidance, see News Analyses: Deal or no deal―how will Brexit impact public procurement? and Commercial: Brexit and Public procurement.

In addition, the UK government has published high level guidance on public procurement post-Brexit:

  1. Public-sector procurement under the EU Withdrawal Agreement, and

  2. Public-sector procurement after a no-deal Brexit

This Practice Note considers institutions and government departments responsible for the delivery of infrastructure projects in the UK (in particular, public private partnerships (PPP or P3), private finance initiative (PFI) and Private Finance 2 (PF2), PFI’s successor model) and relevant legislation and guidance.

HM Treasury

HM Treasury (HMT) is the UK government’s economic and finance ministry, maintaining control over public spending, setting the direction of the UK’s economic policy and working to achieve strong and sustainable economic growth. HMT drives PPP, PFI and PF2 policy primarily with the advice and support of the National Infrastructure Commission and the Infrastructure and Projects Authority.

National Infrastructure Commission

The National Infrastructure Commission (Commission) is an executive agency of HMT, established on 24 January 2017 to provide impartial and expert advice to make independent recommendations to the government on