High quality, high performing infrastructure is vital for economic growth and improved quality of life. To be able to deliver effective outcomes ICE recommends that devolved decision making is backed by strong regional leadership, accountability, prudent financing, and that regional strategies reflect explicit local needs. It also advocates a systems approach to ensure strong linkages between infrastructure sectors and a joined-up approach to skills needed to deliver future projects.
Hear our panelists debate how, in the light of Brexit, we ensure that devolution brings economic and social benefits for regions and also strengthens the infrastructure and economic stability of UK plc.
ICE West Midlands hosted a drinks reception with conference sponsors Burges Salmon on the evening of 16 November on the topic: How is devolution going to affect the delivery of key infrastructure projects?
- Rachel Skinner, Director Development, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff (Chair)
- Judith Sykes, Director EXPEDITION
- Peter Molyneux, Strategic Road Network Director, Transport for the North
- Lloyd James, Infrastructure Projects, Partner, Burges Salmon
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