According to the Sunday Herald in 2016, because of Labour’s PFI scheme, the 80 projects completed between 1993 and 2006, will cost us ‘a massive £30 billion over the coming decades.’
Today, the Herald tells us, under one of their thousands of Nicola pics, that we are facing, due to PFS schemes, an ‘astonishing £8.5 billion bill’ for ‘over 50 schemes‘ (2007 to 2022?), to be ‘forked out in the next 26 years.’
Stop sniggering at Martin Williams’ ‘forked out.’
Clearly a precise comparison is not possible here but it does look as if the SNP schemes are a far better deal and that’s if we don’t take into account the risk of walls falling on schoolkids because Brian Wilson’s New Labour thought it was a good idea to exclude local authority building control officers and let the contractors supervise themselves.
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Over 26 years? £8,5Billion? Hardly anything at all. The Herald making it up again.
Scotland raises £69Billion+ a year,
Westmibster £13Billion spent a year over 10 years. Nuclear decommissioning.
£130Billion. Hickley Point & HS2 etc. £Billions. Over time and over funding. With no business case. A total waste of time and monies.
Trident and redundant weaponry £Billions wasted.
UK raised £813Billion+ 2019/2020. (Incl Covid borrowing?). Westminster spent £915Billion (incl Covid funding?).
Westminster spent £270Billion over two years Covid (borrowing?) funding. £370Billion over a lifetime.
£Billions lost on Brexit. £Billions lost on tax evasion.
Westminster are borrowing and squandering £Billions of public monies. The Tories and their associates going away with £Billions of public monies to fund the Tory Party. Totally illegally.
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Ah, another Martin Williams “exclusive”, a pity he hadn’t “forked” off….🙄