The Ministry of Defence has handed Capita a £500m contract despite the firm having been given a maximum risk rating by an independent assessment.
The government has given Interserve a red rating as a strategic supplier, meaning it has “significant material concerns” about the company.
The housing secretary has told parliament he has “not ruled anything out” for private sector building owners that refuse to meet the costs of re-cladding their properties.
The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has labelled Westminster City Council’s decision to withdraw its support for the planned pedestrianisation of Oxford Street a “betrayal”.
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.
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