PFI companies like 'legal loan sharks'
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Stella Creasy wants windfall tax on PFI companies to recover taxpayers money

Labour MP Stella Creasy has said she wants to see the government impose a windfall tax on PFI companies to recover taxpayers money - branding the companies "legal loan sharks" on the Today programme.

This comes as the public spending watchdog says taxpayers will have to pay nearly £200bn for schemes set up under Private Finance Initiatives, under which companies build and maintain schools, hospitals and other projects in return for an annual payment.

  • 18 Jan 2018
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