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Major transport infrastructure projects: appraisal and delivery

7 May 2021

The Transport Committee will hold its second evidence session as part of its inquiry on major transport infrastructure projects.


Wednesday 12 May

At 9.30am

  • Nick Smallwood, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure and Projects Authority
  • Jon Loveday, Director for Infrastructure, Enterprise and Growth, Infrastructure and Projects Authority
  • Elliot Shaw, Executive Director for Strategy and Planning, Highways England

At 11.00am

  • Graham Richards, Director of Planning and Performance, Office of Rail and Road
  • Simon Statham, Chief Technical Officer, Midlands Connect
  • Ruth Humphrey, Head of Business Development and Strategy, Siemens
  • Alistair Baldwin, Author, Institute for Government & Senior Specialist Transport Planner, Newcastle City Council

Purpose of the session

Billions of pounds of investment has been committed during 2020 to the UK's transport infrastructure. MPs will turn their attention to:

  • National Infrastructure Strategy
  • The role of infrastructure in the recovery from covid-19
  • A strategic framework for evaluating business cases
  • Barriers to the delivery of major transport infrastructure projects
  • Skills

Further information

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