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27 May 2015 - Queen’s Speech: Housing tops the bill

Housing recognised as top priority; more free schools; pledge for new NHS bill; promise to increase energy security Read more...

27 May 2015 - New Zealand road PPP approved

The New Zealand government will procure the Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway as a PPP with a winner expected in late 2016 Read more...

27 May 2015 - Spanish right crashes in local elections

Governing party Partido Popular manages to stay in power, but lost 2.5 million votes compared to 2011; future of Madrid PPP uncertain Read more...

27 May 2015 - Industry backs German PPP plans

Representatives of the German construction and insurance industries have backed the federal government’s PPP plans. Read more...

27 May 2015 - Tender for Irish port concession

Transport authority Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) is seeking advisers to prepare the specification for a potential concession agreement for a port in southeast Ireland. Read more...

26 May 2015 - Philippines prison further delayed

The submission deadline date for the Philippines’ first prison PPP project has been extended for a second time. Read more...

26 May 2015 - China unveils 1,000 PPP projects

China’s planning agency, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), has published approval for 1,043 new PPP projects. Read more...

26 May 2015 - Birm roads heads to external adjudicator

An external independent adjudicator has been appointed to deal with matters arising from the Birmingham Highways PFI deal, the council has revealed. Read more...

26 May 2015 - Swansea Lagoon chooses contractor

The major Swansea Tidal Lagoon project in south Wales, which is backed by a number of institutional investors, has chosen its preferred construction partner. Read more...

26 May 2015 - Trowers adds housing partner

Law firm Trowers & Hamlins has appointed a new housing and regeneration expert in its Manchester office. Read more...

26 May 2015 - Dutch govt hub passes legal hurdle

The Bezuidenhoutseweg 30 (B30) PPP project in the Hague has overcome a legal challenge, meaning it can go ahead – a year after it reached financial close. Read more...

22 May 2015 - Population growth ‘challenges Aussie infra’

Infrastructure Australia has called for greater public and private sector investment into infrastructure to meet the challenges of population growth across the country. Read more...

22 May 2015 - London mayor demands more social infra

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has published new guidance for planners and developers to support the delivery of social infrastructure, calling for more schools and local health services. Read more...

22 May 2015 - AIIB details firmed up

The launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has moved one step closer following the chief negotiators meeting held in Singapore over the last few days. Read more...

22 May 2015 - Madrid court decision delayed

Government runs out of time to announce preferred bidder before local elections Read more...

21 May 2015 - CalPERS and QIC form partnership

One of the largest American pension funds has signed a deal with Australian fund manager QIC to invest in infrastructure in the Asia Pacific region. Read more...

21 May 2015 - Manchester trust seeks estate partner

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has issued a tender seeking a private partner to develop, manage and operate its estate. Read more...

21 May 2015 - Bellrock appoints finance director

Facilities management company Bellrock has appointed a new finance director. Read more...

21 May 2015 - EIB mulls Vienna schools support

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is appraising a possible loan to Vienna’s schools PPP programme. Bildungscampus Attemsgasse Read more...

21 May 2015 - World Bank offers Indonesia support

The World Bank has offered Indonesia up to $11bn in new financing to shore up its ambitious infrastructure plans. Read more...

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A busy body

The National Infrastructure Commission has plenty to do in 2017. What did we learn from a conversation with its chair, Lord Adonis?