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The Independent View: Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Infrastructure

As Britain slowly emerges from recession policymakers are faced with the challenge of maintaining a recovery while addressing a deficit that could damage the long-term interests of the country. After the collapse of Lehman Brothers it was clear that nothing was going to be the same again. Government spending and procurement models such as PFI were all going to be rigorously questioned for their cost-effectiveness and value for money.

In the last year, ACE had been giving careful thought to these issues. Clearly, it is in the public interest to have robust infrastructure. Given the climate change …

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  • expats
    Peter Davies 2nd Dec '22 - 8:08pm..........or to put it another way, Labour lost 9773 votes, Tories lost 14583 and we only lost 1366......... or, to put it a...
  • Merlene Emerson
    Thanks Mark for this tribute. Shocked and saddened by Robert's sudden passing as he was still so alive and full of ideas for new projects. I joined the World Tr...
  • Martin
    Alex Macfie and Nonconformistradical: As I wrote, the underlying voting dynamics in a byelection are not always straightforward, however in general and certa...
  • Peter Davies
    or to put it another way, Labour lost 9773 votes, Tories lost 14583 and we only lost 1366....
  • Nonconformistradical
    @Martin I suggest you go and look at some past results for Chester - it's a long time since we've had a decent result there. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...