Public Policy

Public policy

We engage with policy-makers, regulators, opinion formers and all levels of government to make a positive impact on public debates.

We have over 100 years’ experience in the infrastructure industry, working across diverse, complex sectors. We are keen to lend our expertise to the policy-making process to ensure the best possible outcomes.

For more information, please contact Veena Hudson, Balfour Beatty's Head of Public Affairs and Policy.

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Thought leadership papers

Standing the test of time: Prioritising planned whole asset lifecycle maintenance

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Building the future: Reshaping the Apprenticeship Levy

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Building on Firm Foundations: A response to the National Infrastructure Assessment

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Building on Success: Enabling and incentivising inclusive growth

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25% by 2025  - Streamlined construction: Seven steps to offsite and modular building

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Further and faster: Closing the construction skills gap

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Customer driven: Delivering roads for the future

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Ahead of the curve: Innovation and productivity in construction

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Future ready: Building a strong local supply chain

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Buying better: Future of public procurement

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Shared value: Helping local authorities unlock social value

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Collaborative construction: achieving common goals

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Defence construction: Keeping vital capability intact 

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A Better Balance: A Roadmap to Biodiversity Net Gain

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The Midlands Engine: Building the Gateway to the Global Economy

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Maintaining Momentum: Growth for the North

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Unlocking Community Benefits: A Scottish Perspective

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Universities Fit for the Future

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The Road to Growth: Skills for the Highways Sector

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Building Nuclear Skills: A workforce for the future

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Fighting Fit: Delivering Defence and Security Infrastructure for the Future

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Fast Track to Digital Railway: Delivering the vision

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Inspiring Change: Attracting women into construction  

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Innovation 2050: A Digital Future for the Infrastructure Industry

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Balfour Beatty's paper on aviation policy for a post-Brexit Britain.

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Balfour Beatty's paper on unlocking the benefits of PF2.

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Balfour Beatty's paper on using the rail industry's funding model to drive skills and technology.

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Balfour Beatty's paper on achieving efficiencies in flood and coastal protection projects.

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Balfour Beatty VINCI's briefing paper on infrastructure and the environment, part of the Infrastructure Matters series.

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Balfour Beatty's paper on devolution.

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Balfour Beatty's paper on small scale infrastructure projects.

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Balfour Beatty's paper on industrial strategy.

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Balfour Beatty VINCI's paper on innovation for the future.

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Balfour Beatty's paper on future infrastructure need.

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A thought leadership document on the Northern Powerhouse.

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A thought leadership paper on outcomes based commissioning.

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Submissions and responses

Submission to the House of Lords Select Committee inquiry into the Bribery Act 2010

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Submission to the BEIS Committee’s inquiry into the gender pay gap

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Response to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Working at Height inquiry

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A submission to the Environmental Audit Committee’s inquiry into the Government’s 25-year Environment Plan

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A submission to the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry into rail infrastructure

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A consultation response on changes to the central London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

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A consultation response to the Department for Transport's Draft Airports National Policy Statement.

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A consultation response to the Industrial Strategy team at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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Balfour Beatty's response to House of Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee inquiry on the Industrial Strategy.

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A submission to the Transport Committee’s inquiry on rail franchising.

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A submission to HM Treasury's consultation on the governance, structure and operation of the National Infrastructure Commission.

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A submission to the sub-committee on Education, Skills and the Economy inquiry into apprenticeships.

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A Select Committee submission on electricity infrastructure.

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A submission to the Shaw Review inquiry into the future structure and financing of Network Rail.

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A submission to the National Infrastructure Commission’s inquiries into the future of London’s transport infrastructure.

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A submission to the National Infrastructure Commission’s inquiries into delivering future-proof energy infrastructure.

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A submission to the National Infrastructure Commission’s inquiries into future investment in the North’s transport infrastructure.

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Balfour Beatty position papers