UK - Birmingham Business Case for PFI Road Repairs

6 May 2003
The cost of repair to Birmingham city's roads has reached £8 million over the past two years - four times the council's target figure. As a result, the authority has had to divert £5 million of emergency funds towards carrying out critical repairs to the city's crumbling highways.

An 'outline business case' has been submitted to the Department for Transport by the council to seek funding through a Private Finance Initiative.

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26 June 2016.

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Total chaos

The biggest change to the UK’s status in a generation; a power vacuum emerging in Westminster; threats of a break-up of Great Britain. But what of infrastructure?

“The Mood is Very Positive”

Sir John Armitt, Institution of Civil Engineers president, member of the National Infrastructure Commission and chair of the National Needs Assessment, gives his take on the UK’s infrastructure landscape

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