Public Private Partnerships / Private Finance Initiative

Created on: 23 Jan 2018 | Last modified: 04 Jul 2018


1.1 The following resolution was approved by the Institute's Annual General Meeting in June 2004. "That this AGM reaffirm its opposition to the use of the Public Private Partnership/Private Finance Initiative in Scottish schools and resolve to campaign vigorously against any extension of such schemes.

This campaign to include:

(i) support for members whose working conditions and health and safety are
being adversely affected;

(ii) support for a publicly funded building programme for the renovation of existing schools and the construction of new schools."

The Executive Committee confirmed the reaffirmation of Institute policy with regard to the use of PPP/PFI schemes in the rebuilding and refurbishment of Scottish schools. It was also decided to monitor the situation across the country and to report back to the Executive Committee and Council at appropriate intervals.

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