Introductory it as Subject
3.2 it V prep to-infThe verb is followed by a prepositional phrase and a to-infinitive clause. The prepositional phrase is the prepositional Complement with be and come, and an Adjunct with accord.
|it||Verb group||preposition||noun group||to-infinitive clause|
|It||accords||with||the public interest||to prosecute.|
|It||is||up to||them||to stay competitive.|
Verbs with this pattern have a variety of meanings.
accord be come
If there are any surplus resources, it is not in the interests of the government to keep them.
It comes as no surprise to learn that the architect was an Aberdeen man, James Souttar.