Civil engineers in the UK have welcomed the government’s infrastructure spending plan for the next two decades which it has described as a “blueprint for Britain.”
The National Infrastructure Plan (NIP) was unveiled at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) headquarters in Westminster.
About £375billion of investment in energy, transport, communications, and water projects is planned.
ICE Director General Nick Baveystock welcomed the launch of the plan, He said: “The National Infrastructure Plan plays a critical role in enabling the UK to compete in a modern world, creating jobs and growth and providing the stability for the UK to grow its engineering skills and capacity.
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