National Infrastructure Commission chairman Sir John Armitt today congratulated those recognised in the New Year’s Honours list.

Commissioner Bridget Rosewell is awarded a CBE for services to the economy.

Dr James Richardson, the Commission’s Chief Economist, is made a Companion of the Order of the Bath, for his public service.

Responding, chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission Sir John Armitt said:

“I would like to extend my congratulations to Bridget Rosewell and James Richardson who have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list today.

“I’ve seen for myself the considerable and valuable contribution they make to the National Infrastructure Commission – and particularly over the past year as we’ve delivered the UK’s first-ever National Infrastructure Assessment.

“I am delighted to see their efforts recognised in this way.”