More than a third of the Government’s major projects look unlikely to be delivered on time and on budget. Aron Cheung says that with Brexit sure to impose further obligations, ministers should be realistic about their ambitions.
The Infrastructure and Projects Authority has published the fourth annual report on the status of major projects across government – all 143 of them, worth £405bn in total. Adam Boon looks at the portfolio and what impact Brexit might have.
Having looked at what the Major Projects Authority’s Annual Report 2015 tells us about major projects across government, Emily Andrews and Gavin Freeguard turn their attention to what it means for individual departments. We are very grateful to the data team at the MPA for their help with the numbers.
Thanks to the transparency of the Major Projects Authority, we know more about government’s major projects than ever before. But what does the MPA’s third annual report, published in late June, tell us? Emily Andrews and Gavin Freeguard have the answers. We are very grateful to the data team at the MPA for their help with the numbers.
Two weeks ago the Government’s Major Projects Authority published its second assessment of the state of its project portfolio. It provides a welcome increase in transparency, and allows us to assess whether the Government can bring in projects on time and on budget.