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Alex's blog

I’m NCE’s News Editor and love nothing more than hearing all the gossip, news and views from the industry’s key figures - so do get in touch if there’s a burning issue you want to see in NCE’s news pages.

All posts from: January 2012

A high speed world needs political consensus

Posted by Alexandra WynneWed, 25 Jan 2012

In the past fortnight there has been a surge in chatter about the prospects of mega-transport schemes High Speed 2 and the Thames Estuary airport. But still the government faces the question of how to fund these projects while keeping taxpayers happy or, alternatively, how to entice a risk-averse private sector to get on board.