Tag: NPD

Unite repeats calls for national private finance review

This was a PRESS RELEASE issued by Unite the Union on Thursday 13th April 2017. Unite the union has repeated its call to scrap the use of private finance to build schools and other public buildings in Scotland – and its demand for a national inquiry. The union was commenting […]

Private Finance is poisoning our Scottish NHS

Sean Halligan looks at the damage the private finance model of investment is doing to Scotland’s NHS.

Using FoI to uncover PFI/PPP: A How-to Guide

Economists Jim and Margaret Cuthbert identify the key aspects of using Freedom of Information requests to uncover PFI/PPP contracts, and provide insights into how they have utilised data sources for their large portfolio of work on PFI.

PFI/NPD: How to avoid future problems – Jim Cuthbert Speech

Jim Cuthbert spoke at an Open the Books on PFI/PPP meeting on 3 May in Edinburgh organised by Common Weal, People Vs PFI and Jubilee Scotland. We publish his speech here. You can find the research of Jim and Margaret Cuthbert, including a whole section on PFI/PPP, at their new […]