EFRA This inquiry was launched following the Government’s publication of a draft National Policy Statement (NPS) for Water Resources Infrastructure. It sets out the government’s policy for development of nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs) for water resources in England. Read the conclusions and recommendations Read the summary Read the full report The National Infrastructure Commission […]

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Ofwat has announced funding for a water Regulators’ Alliance for Progressing Infrastructure Development (RAPID). “This team will ensure a smooth regulatory path for strategic water transfers and joint infrastructure projects. RAPID will bring together staff from Ofwat, the Environment Agency, and Drinking Water Inspectorate into a new team. It will follow a range of projects […]

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Public Accounts Committee report calls on government to get a better handle on future fossil fuel infrastructure decommissioning costs The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of MPs has today published a new report warning there is “significant uncertainty over costs to taxpayers of decommissioning offshore oil and gas assets”, as well as a “poor understanding” within government […]

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The National Infrastructure Commission has today launched an inquiry into what future changes may be needed to ensure regulation of the energy, telecoms and water sectors supports investment and innovation while at the same time keeping costs down for consumers. The regulation study is expected to examine: Future changes that may affect the regulated sectors: […]

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