Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Commonwealth Games 2014 and infrastructure (but mostly infrastructure)

Attention today turns to Glasgow, Scotland’s biggest city, as the Commonwealth Games begin – and to the efforts the city has been making to regenerate and clean itself up from its gritty industrial past, in part through infrastructure initiatives. And … Continue reading

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Labour’s Armitt infrastructure plan: a very good thing – my Spectator piece

Yesterday, Labour leader Ed Miliband unveiled the details of how his government would set up a national infrastructure commission or the UK if it won the general election next year. I think this is a very good idea, and I’ve … Continue reading

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The Adonis review: showing us the money

Lord Adonis, the Labour Party’s shadow infrastructure minister, may like train travel – the first time I saw him in person was on a Virgin train on our way back from his party conference, where he was killing time during … Continue reading

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