ACE’s key recommendations:
- Push ahead with establishing the Green Investment Bank, outlining a roadmap to create policy certainty with regards to further funding and the possible widening of its remit.
- Maintain focus on the National Infrastructure Plan, continuing to develop its detail to provide industry and investors with certainty as to workstreams.
- Explore new means of attracting private finance into infrastructure.
- Continue to reform the tax system to be conducive to growth and employment.
- Improve the efficiency of public procurement to encourage efficient and sustainable growth
- Build capacity into local authorities to implement the new planning regime.