Green Infrastructure

What Did the 2013 Spending Review Mean for UK Cities?

Ben Harrison | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Politics
Ben Harrison

Although braced for bad news in terms of cuts to their budgets, many cities also held high expectations that the Spending Review would bring some good news on additional freedoms for local areas to prioritise spending, and new capital investment to boost local growth.

Govt Praises Green Investment Scheme, But City Expects Poor Growth News

Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

Large scale urban regeneration projects, sustainability in design, operation and equipment provision, and high-value opportunities in growth markets w...

Time for a British Sovereign Wealth Fund

Jeremy Cliffe | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Politics
Jeremy Cliffe

When David Cameron flew out to Asia last week, he did so on a Boeing 474 owned by Sonangol, the Angolan state oil company. Anyone minded to spot a narrative in these things might have called it a sign of the times; an embattled Prime Minister traveling East - on a plane owned by 'sub-Saharan Africa's first sovereign wealth fund' - to tempt Asian governments flush with foreign exchange to invest some of it in Britain's creaking infrastructure.