Successive British governments have used the Private Finance Initiative since the early 90s to fund infrastructure and public spending – but the scheme has always been controversial.
The public/private partnership was supposed to create efficiency in public spending although the reality has been very different.
Host Ross Ashcroft asks Allyson Pollock, Ian Fraser, Ann Pettifor, Dr Bob Gill and Laurie Macfarlane if PFI has been beneficial to the public or has it been – as the Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland publicly claimed – “a fraud on the British people”?
In 2012, the team behind Renegade Inc. released the seminal, Four Horsemen, a documentary film that went in search of the underlying causes of the 2008 financial crash.
Ross Ashcroft, met up with author, Gerald Posner, to discuss whether Big Pharma will use the Corona virus as an opportunity to redeem itself after decades of wrongdoing and greed, or whether will it continue business as usual?