People vs Barts Health PFI

How PFI is bleeding Barts Health dry

The Private Finance Initiative: nationalise the Special Purpose Vehicles and end profiteering from public assets

A proposal by People vs Barts PFI We would welcome any comments on this paper – please use the comment box below. 7th December, 2015   This paper has been developed … Continue reading

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Stop PFI bleeding Barts dry

Private sector corporations Innisfree and Skanska are draining millions of pounds from frontline health services in east and north-east London, thanks to a scandalous PFI contract. This has to stop! The … Continue reading


How do you solve a problem like Carillion?

    The collapse of Carillion affects multiple sectors of the economy and threatens jobs and public services. Carillion has £1.3bn of debts, but the major banks have refused a … Continue reading

January 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

Skanska: Portrait of one of the two companies involved in the Barts Health PFI contracts.

Skanska AB A Swedish multinational construction and project development company. Currently the 5th largest construction company in the world. The 10 largest shareholders own 52.5% of voting power ( All … Continue reading

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Health campaigners present PFI petition to Barts NHS Trust and NHS England

  Health campaigners from People vs Barts PFI and Waltham Forest Save Our NHS took a petition to the Barts NHS Trust Board meeting on 4 November 2015, held at … Continue reading

November 28, 2015

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 … Continue reading

June 17, 2015

Carillion and Barts PFI

(or how a construction company is making millions from our NHS at the expense of patients and staff)   Carillion’s history Carillion was created from the demerged Tarmac group in … Continue reading

June 16, 2015

The Private Finance Initiative (PFI): a brief history and a financial dissection

Introduction PFI is a way of providing major infrastructure projects by borrowing from the private sector not the public sector. Since the early 19th century, public bodies have been able … Continue reading

April 16, 2015

Barts Health: The Real-Life Consequences of PFI in the NHS by Carol Saunders

April, 2015: Last weekend around 70 campaigners took part in a rolling protest through the east London boroughs of Waltham Forest, Newham and Tower Hamlets to highlight the major crisis … Continue reading

April 16, 2015

Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the public swindle that is the Private Finance Initiatives, which put the UK £222 billion deeper in debt.

April 15, 2015

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