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21 November 2017 - Javid urges joined-up council building

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has called on local authorities to develop a more coherent approach to infrastructure building that will help deliver new homes. Read more...

21 November 2017 - Adonis calls for cities strategy

Lord Adonis, chair of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has urged the government to develop a “clear strategy” for investment in cities. Read more...

21 November 2017 - Haringey housing head to quit

The councillor in charge of Haringey Council’s housing policy – which includes the controversial regeneration vehicle – will not seek re-election next year. Read more...

21 November 2017 - FRC to investigate Mitie’s financial statements

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is to investigate members involved in the preparation of financial statements for facilities management firm Mitie. Read more...

21 November 2017 - Deadline extended for Kyrgyz convention centre

The government of Kyrgyzstan has extended the deadline to tender for a convention centre PPP. Read more...

20 November 2017 - SFT eyes housing

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) has highlighted housing a key part of economic infrastructure and has urged the public and private sectors to do more to deliver new homes across the country. Read more...

20 November 2017 - EoI for Greek road concession

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) is seeking expressions of interest (EoIs) to finance, operate and maintain a tolled motorway. Read more...

20 November 2017 - Macquarie Atlas Roads to split

Road developer Macquarie Atlas Roads (MQA) is to be spun out of the Macquarie group. Read more...

20 November 2017 - Hammond targets housebuilding

Chancellor Philip Hammond has said the UK needs to build 300,000 new homes per year – but warned that this week’s Budget will not “throw money” at the problem. Read more...

20 November 2017 - EIB backs Limerick regen

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a loan for a regeneration project in Limerick. Read more...

20 November 2017 - Labour will ‘do deals’ to bring back PFIs

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has fleshed out some of his plans to bring PFI contracts back in-house. Read more...

20 November 2017 - NDFA seeks director

Ireland’s National Development Finance Agency (NDFA) has commenced the search for a new director. Read more...

20 November 2017 - London housing scheme launched

A council in London has issued a contract notice for a multi-lot housing scheme. Read more...

20 November 2017 - WSP adds healthcare adviser

Engineering firm WSP has appointed a new head of its healthcare advisory services business. Read more...

20 November 2017 - ADB backs Bangladesh PPPs

The government of Bangladesh and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a multi-million-dollar loan to finance PPPs. Read more...

17 November 2017 - Tideway given high green rating

Thames Tideway’s £10bn of bonds have been given the top score in a green evaluation by ratings agency S&P Global. Read more...

17 November 2017 - New powers for Transport for the North

The government has introduced new legislation that will give Transport for the North (TfN) new powers over how money is spent on transport infrastructure in the region. Read more...

17 November 2017 - Carillion warns of covenant breach

Support services giant seeks to defer test date; warns of profits “materially lower” than market expectations as woes continue Read more...

17 November 2017 - NIC urges groundbreaking East-West devolution

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has published its final report into the potential to deliver new investment in the East-West corridor running between Oxford, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton and Cambridge. Read more...

17 November 2017 - Former JLIF team behind new PPP fund

A new fund targeting PPPs in Europe and North America is to list on the London Stock Exchange and will be advised by a team comprising former advisers to JLIF. Read more...

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