European Services Strategy Unit
There are more than 4000 homes being let by overseas landlords in Glasgow, with more than one thousand owned through secretive tax havens, The Ferret has learned.
The firm appointed as the special administrator of the failed energy company, Bulb, in a £1.7bn taxpayer funded bailout has links to tax havens, The Ferret can reveal.
The main developer behind the Cambo oil field is ultimately owned in an offshore tax haven, which could deprive the UK of tens of millions of pounds.
PFI firms are charging the Scottish Government more than half a million pounds a month for free car parking at three Scottish hospitals.
One of Scotland’s leading wind power developers has come under attack for allegedly avoiding millions of pounds of tax by being owned in the Cayman Islands.
Private finance firms profiting from Scottish hospitals have drawn criticism for seeking positive publicity for their response to the coronavirus epidemic in Europe whilst refusing to drop their charges in Scotland.
Private finance schemes by successive governments have left Scottish taxpayers footing a £40 billion bill to build schools, hospitals, roads and other projects worth £9 billion, according to Scotland’s spending watchdog.
Most of the Scottish Government's £8 billion private finance projects to build schools, hospitals and roads have links to offshore tax havens.