Our newsletter for January 2018 introduced the launch of our newly updated and improved Corporate Welfare Database, featured our blog on the East Coast Rail Bailout (which was featured in a Guardian report) and included news about the Carillion collapse and PFI contracts.
The Centre for Health and the Public Interest (CHPI) has recently published a report on private finance initiatives (PFI). The report, intended for policy-makers, outlines five options for coping with PFI and its lasting effects, […]
Private finance initiative for elderly care in Northamtonshire: A good example of a bad PFI contract.
A recent BBC article has shed light on yet another failed PFI contract – this time, involving elderly care in Northamtonshire. Looking at the results of Northamptonshire’s Stabilisation Plan, the BBC report discussed how the 25-year contract […]
The rise of Carillion alongside the UK government’s promotion of private finance initiatives from the early 2000’s may have largely been heralded as a success until Carillion’s unprecedented demise early on this year. As Rebecca […]