The track record of public inquiries in delivering change is patchy. Parliament must have a bigger role in scrutinising the implementation of their recommendations by government, argues Marcus Shepheard.
New government forecasts suggest that an extra runway at Gatwick Airport would be more beneficial than one at Heathrow. But these new forecasts are creating yet another delay in what is essentially a political decision, argues Nick Davies.
Today’s publication of the interim national infrastructure assessment by the National Infrastructure Commission is welcome, but it is only the first step to improving the country’s infrastructure decision making, argues Daniel Slade.