Tory press tries to undermine SNP’s alternative to PFI

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John Robertson
Tory press tries to undermine SNP’s alternative to PFI

In the Times today: ‘Opposition politicians have questioned the use of “efficient” contracts to finance new schools and hospitals, amid evidence they cost Scotland £224m last year — more than double the previous year.’ https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/scotland/pfi-replacement-costs-scots-taxpayers-dear-x07rzfrgl £224 million seems a lot to you and me, certainly to me, but how does it compare with the PFI schemes? In the Guardian in December 2015: ‘Scotland’s PFI boom means £1.3bn a year bill is in the post. New roads, hospitals and public buildings…

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Tory press tries to undermine SNP’s alternative to PFI