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The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #144


date: 05/10/2022

Episode 144 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

You can download the episode directly here.

This week, Craig talks to Line Christensen from Jubilee Scotland who campaign against exploitative public finance deals in Scotland and internationally. Scotland has built up a legacy of Public Private Partnership (PPP) deals that now cost more than £1.4 billion per year and limit Scottish Local Authorities in particular from delivering public services. Line discusses the various forms of PPP being used in Scotland, how they operate and what Scotland could be doing instead to fund public infrastructure.

You can read Audit Scotland’s report on PFI here.

You can read Jim Cuthbert’s review of the MIM model of PPP here.

You can read Common Weal’s model for a Scottish National Infrastructure Company here.

The previous version of Eurodad’s History Repppeated report can be read here.

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Excerpts from “Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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