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Major transport infrastructure projects: appraisal and delivery - evidence session

16 March 2021

The Transport Committee holds its first session of their inquiry into Major transport infrastructure projects.


Wednesday 17 March

At 9.30am

  • Jonathan Spruce, Fellow, Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Bridget Rosewell CBE, Commissioner, National Infrastructure Commission
  • James Heath, Chief Executive Officer, National Infrastructure Commission

At 10.30am

  • The Rt Hon. Lord Hammond of Runnymede, Chancellor of the Exchequer (2016-2019), Transport Secretary (2010-2011)
  • Tony Meggs CB, ex-Chairman at Crossrail Ltd, and former Chief Executive at the Infrastructure and Projects Authority

Purpose of the session

The Committee will ask witnesses, including former Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon. the Lord Hammond of Runnymede, questions on:

  • National Infrastructure Strategy
  • The 2020 update to the Green Book
  • The role of infrastructure in the recovery from covid-19
  • Political interference in the appraisal and delivery process
  • Place-based and environmental factors in the appraisal process
  • Skills

Further information

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