Have public-private partnerships gone out of fashion?
Opinion: the Project Ireland 2040 plan reveals that the government does not see PPPs playing an important role over the next decade
An interesting question arises following the publication of the government’s 10-year public investment plan Project Ireland 2040 and that's the future prospects for investment using public-private partnerships (PPPs).
The coverage of PPPs in Project Ireland 2040 is confined to a one-page summary of a yet unpublished review of PPPs by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. A close reading of the short summary is likely to alarm those who have promoted PPPs over the years.
The full article is available here: https://www.rte.ie/brainstorm/2018/0226/943622-have-public-private-partnerships-gone-out-of-fashion/