The accounting treatment of Private Finance Initiative projects

David Albert Heald

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This memorandum, requested by the Chair of the Treasury Committee, briefly explains the arbitrage that has characterised Private Finance Initiative accounting in the United Kingdom.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPre-Budget Report 2009
Subtitle of host publicationFourth report of session 2009-10
Editors Treasury Committee of the House of Commons
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherStationery Office (Great Britain)
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9780215543097
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jan 2010

Bibliographical note

HC 180 of Session 2009-10


  • Private Finance Initiative
  • accounting
  • arbitrage
  • fiscal transparency


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