The PFI model IS responsible for the Edinburgh schools fiasco

Two complementary reports were released last week that draw significant and damning conclusions about the Private Finance Initiative (PFI or PPP) funding of public infrastructure capital projects. The reports are all the more significant in that they were produced independently of each other and are directly concerned with the risks and financial rewards related to PFI.

read more

Edinburgh Schools Inquiry – No Whitewash Please!

In June 2016, Edinburgh City Council appointed an independent inquiry into the scandal around the Edinburgh PFI schools. Its report is due out at the end of January 2017, with a full report going to the City Council on 9 February. We will be keeping a close watch on... read more

The day we challenged Carillion

Activists from People vs Barts PFI, together with Birmingham Keep Our NHS Public, Birmingham TUC Health Campaign and the local Green Party took their protest to Carillion’s AGM on 6 May 2015 – highlighting the company’s poor record and profiteering in the NHS.

read more