Strategic Economic Infrastructure

How can we create networks of high quality physical infrastructure – including housing and transport – that will drive inclusive economic growth, nationally and regionally? How can we best manage and regulate our utilities – including rail, water, energy and digital connectivity – to sustainably deliver value for consumers and taxpayers?

This work stream focuses particularly on place-based approaches to policy, planning and investment, such as our current work on capturing the uplift in land value to finance infrastructure.


Unlocking England’s housing supply potential

The UK's dysfunctional housing market in which a generation of young people are struggling to get their foot on the housing ladder, stands in the way of a more inclusive form of economic growth.

CPP argues that a greater share of the uplift in land value resulting from planning permission awards should help fund incremental infrastructure investment including affordable housing and integrated transport and housing plans.

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