Public rescue for more failed private finance institutions - a critique of the EC green paper on PPPs
(20 May 2014) New EPSU/PSI Study launched today at EPSU Congress, by Dave Hall, PSIRU Introduction and Executive summary This paper aims to explain why public spending, in particular on public services, is economically and socially vital. It is not an economic liability – rising public spending has
(16 December 2014) There is no empirical evidence that the private sector is intrinsically more efficient than the public sector. This is the main conclusion from a comprehensive review of hundreds of studies covering all forms of privatisation across many different sectors.The report for EPSU by
EPSU Briefing on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) "11 facts about public-private partnerships (PPPs)"
Why Public-Private Partnerships don't work, The many advantages of the public alternative (New PSI publication)
(September 2016) The GWU general union and MUMN nurses' union have both signed agreements with the government providing guarantees on pay and conditions and collective agreements applying to workers affected by a public-private partnership covering three hospitals. The workers affected will remain government employees.
World Bank called on to fix the accounting problems that make Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) fundamentally flawed and dangerous
In an open letter Eurodad, PSI, EPSU and others criticise the World Bank’s consultation on Recommended PPP Contractual Provisions and demand that is is put on hold