Labour's infrastructure plans won't tackle the biggest barrier to delivery

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An Infrastructure Commission is a step in the right direction, argues Matthew Spencer, but it won't be able to tackle issues like Heathrow and fracking without more public involvement

Heathrow was the elephant in the room at yesterday's Infrastructure Commission launch by Labour in Westminster. Most people there heard the shadow chancellor's commitment to take early decisions on infrastructure...

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