Delivering the Government's infrastructure commitments through major projects Contents



1 Introduction

2 The framework for infrastructure investment


The economic case for major infrastructure projects

Cross-Whitehall co-ordination

Long-term infrastructure planning

The Government’s Infrastructure Strategy

Levelling up through national investment

Local control and devolving decision making

3 Delivering projects which grow the economy and ‘level up’


A clear focus on strategy and outcomes

Delivering the promised benefits

Over-optimism in project planning

Preventing derailment of projects by achieving local buy-in

The Government’s ability to deliver projects with its infrastructure strategy


Senior Responsible Officers

Ministerial decisions

4 Transparency of project delivery

The importance of good data

Reporting on the Government’s major project portfolio

Reporting on projects outside of the GMPP

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 28 July 2020