Corporate welfare General

Rise in public sector contracts awarded to single bidder

January 14, 2019

Almost one quarter of public sector contracts awarded in 2018 went to sole bidders.  The Financial Times  reports that the number of contracts awarded without competitive tender rose to 23 per cent in 2018.  In 2016, […]

Kevin Farnsworth argues that corporate welfare should not be increased, rather needs more regulation.
Corporate welfare General

Crossrail gets £350m government bailout

October 29, 2018

The UK government has announced a £350m bailout for the delayed Crossrail project. Crossrail, is a new east-west rail line running through London. The route, to be known as the Elizabeth Line was due to […]