PPI firm fined £350,000 for making 75 million spam calls in four months – The Independent

‘A PPI company that made 75 million nuisance calls in just four months has been fined £350,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office. The director of Miss-sold Products UK Ltd will not face any punishment despite the company he ran “blatantly ignoring the law” because of shortcomings in existing legislation, the ICO said on Wednesday.’

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The Independent, 17th January 2018

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Councils seek judicial review of Defra decision to withdraw PFI credits from waste projects – OUT-LAW.com

“Three local authorities who were told in February that the Government was withdrawing previously-awarded financial support for waste management projects have launched legal challenges to the decision.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 30th May 2013

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Two Articles on Local Government Law – 11 KBW

Local Government Law Update: 27 June (PDF)
Local Government Law Update: 28 June (PDF)

11 KBW, June 2012

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Local authorities will not be breaking law by continuing academy PFI payments, QC says – OUT-LAW.com

Posted October 10th, 2011 in education, local government, news, private finance initiative by sally

“Continuing to make payments towards a school rebuilt through a project finance initiative (PFI) arrangement once that school has converted to academy status will not cause local authorities to break the law, an expert has told the Government.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 7th October 2011

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NHS sued for £20m over hospitals – BBC News

Posted November 5th, 2009 in contracts, hospitals, news, private finance initiative by sally

“The NHS in Leicester is being sued for more than £20m over the collapse of a plan to rebuild the city’s hospitals.”

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BBC News, 5th November 2009

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Lip service? – The Lawyer

Posted August 7th, 2007 in private finance initiative, special report by sally

“Since the Treasury proposed the introduction of equity funding competitions into PFIs it has remained strangely tight-lipped on the issue. By John Smith and Al Goodwin.”

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The Lawyer, 6th August 2007

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