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.