Best Value: Preparing for PFI Transition and what happens if there is a failure?

Our expert speakers considered how prepared local authorities are or should be in relation to their PFI exit strategy.

The session covered the following topics:

  • the Best Value Duty under the Local Government Act 1999 and the draft Guidance
  • how can a local authority best positions itself to secure “continuous improvement” in their approach to existing PFI contracts
  • does this comply with Good Governance?
  • what to look for in your PFI Contracts in terms of expiry and transition
  • default and compensation provisions in a PFI Contract
  • tips for Project Planning and preparing exit strategies.

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For any queries on how the above may affect your local authority, please contact Tiffany Cloynes, Becky Gilbert or Stephen Tainsh.