Madness of PFI

PFI is all about politics: it was devised as a way of hiding the costs of building from the public expenditure borrowing requirement balance sheet. Minister Jim Knight (Debate June 15) says local authorities will continue to use PFI, but that is because the government gives them no alternative.

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