Allyson Pollock, Jean Shaoul, David Rowland and Stewart Player

Public services and the private sector, a response to the IPPR

Revised with a new foreword by David Hinchliffe MP

A Catalyst working paper
November 2001


Executive summary

  1. Introduction
  2. Financing public services
  3. Public vs private: the evidence
  4. When contracts fail
  5. Undermining universal provision: PFI in the NHS
  6. Conclusion

Appendix: The IPPR Commission