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Cabinet Office proposes increased contractor oversight

Cabinet Office proposes increased contractor oversightSubscription

Cabinet Office minister David Lidington has defended the crown representatives that monitor government contractors and suggested increasing their numbers following Carillion’s collapse.

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Banks pull funding on £350m Midland Metropolitan Hospital Subscription

The banks providing the funding for the £350m Midland Metropolitan Hospital being built by Carillion prior to its collapse have pulled out of the project.

Carillion demanded regulator protection from government

Carillion demanded immunity and £3bn rescue packageSubscription

Carillion asked the government for protection from regulators and to block customers from terminating contracts two weeks before its collapse, according to information released by the National Audit Office.

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Carillion collapse puts Irish firm into liquidationSubscription

Irish contractor Sammon Construction has become the latest company to collapse as a direct result of Carillion’s liquidation, leading to 200 job losses.


Balfour and Galliford take on £235m-worth of Carillion jobsSubscription

Balfour Beatty will complete a Carillion road project in Leeds worth £115m while Galliford Try will take on a £120m highways job in Lincolnshire, the projects’ clients have confirmed.

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