Get Britain Building: A new approach to localism

The biggest challenge the government faces is to get Britain building again. The problem is not financial – it is political, with tiny yet vocal NIMBY minorities blocking projects across the country. In this report, WPI’s Sean Worth shows how strategically important projects can be implemented at a local level without having to bulldoze opposition, and how Whitehall must be reformed to create a streamlined function for setting national infrastructure strategy and funding.