Parliamentary PFI Photo Exhibit: 'How Come Were Still Paying For This?'

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The MacMillan Suite, Portcullis House

1 Parliament St

Westminster

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SW1A 2JR

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We would like to invite you to the parliamentary launch of our new photographic exhibition
“The Private Finance Initiative: how come we’re still paying for this?” by Marion Macalpine and Helen Mercer, sponsored by People versus PFI.

The launch will be hosted by the office of John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor.

Venue: the MacMillan Suite in Portcullis House,1 Parliament St, Westminster, London SW1A 2JR

Time: 7pm to 8.30pm

NB Please allow at least half an hour for entry, as there are security processes you will need to go through. You need to let security know which meeting you are attending. Please ensure that you indicate you wish to attend by booking through Eventbrite below. Sixty spaces are available:

Speakers
John McDonnell Shadow Chancellor
Dexter Whitfield, European Services Strategy Unit
Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Jubilee Debt Campaign

The exhibition illustrates the range of PFI deals across different sectors and throughout the UK, including schools, health, roads, prisons, housing and refuse into power schemes. It provides an overview of the extent to which PFI contracts have channeled public money into corporate coffers. For further information see: http://peoplevspfi.org.uk/exhibition-how-come-were-still-paying-for-this/

The exhibition is accompanied by a booklet: “The Private Finance Initiative: how come we’re still paying for this?” by Helen Mercer. This provides more explanation of how PFI deals work and some detailed case studies.

Comments on the exhibition
“This is mind-blowing, absolutely brilliant. I had no idea how far and wide this pernicious initiative had spread.”
“Really brings home the shocking numbers in terms of overall cost to the public purse. Shows Government making decisions that would be obviously irrational if not driven by political agenda of privatisation!”
“Brilliant, eye-opener exhibition!”

We hope very much you will be able to attend. Helen Mercer and Marion Macalpine on behalf of People v PFI.
RSVP to Helen Mercer, peoplevspfi@gmail.com

The exhibition is designed to be shown across the country. To arrange an exhibition in your locality or in your Union headquarters, or for copies of the booklet, please contact Helen Mercer via peoplevspfi@gmail.com.

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The MacMillan Suite, Portcullis House

1 Parliament St

Westminster

London

SW1A 2JR

United Kingdom

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