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After Carillion and Capita, is PFI itself on the critical list?

Private providers have been entrusted with much of Britain’s infrastructure: even hospitals. What does the future hold now? Long before the collapse last month of Carillion, one of the government’s go-to outsourcing and building groups, the signs of strain inside Whitehall over the future of financing public projects with private cash were clear. Since 2010 the government has signed 80 contracts under the private finance initiative (PFI).
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