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Business leaders call for more private investment in transport

Infrastructure

Lee Baker
21 April 2011
The BIC report says that politicians and civil servants have “discouraged” private investment in transport infrastructure
The BIC report says that politicians and civil servants have “discouraged” private investment in transport infrastructure

 

Politicians and civil servants have discouraged private investment in transport with poor planning for infrastructure, according to business leaders.

The Business Infrastructure Commission, chaired by Professor David Begg, says that the Government’s first national infrastructure plan was welcome, but “does not go far enough in specifying what infrastructure is actually required” so infrastructure providers still lack the certainty required for investment decisions.

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