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An Idiot's Guide to the PFI
A Special Report by Paul Foot

Norman Lamont tinkered with it. John Major approved it. But the intellectual thrust for the idea of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) came from David Willetts, the Tory frontbencher nicknamed 'Two Brains'.

This is the story of the PFI: how it became a jewel in the crown of New Labour, its savings, its costs, its pitfalls and windfalls, and how it changed the face of British accountancy and British politics.

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Revolving Doors
Revolving Doors
Public Servants, Private Paydays
Shady Arabia and the Desert Fix
Shady Arabia and the Desert Fix
UK Government Bribery
Where There's Muck...
Where There's Muck...
...There's Brass Plates
Tax Havens
Tax Havens
Selling England By The Offshore Pound
Tax, Lies and Videotape
Tax, Lies and Videotape
Britain's Shadow Tax System Revealed
Looting With Putin
Looting With Putin
City of London & the Moscow gold rush
Trial And Error
Trial And Error
The Phone-Hacking Scandal



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