In Scotland, funding for the building of new schools and hospitals has been raised through Public Private Partnership. This had led to improved facilities, but the long term costs of PPP projects has been questioned.

First broadcast:
18 March 2003

This clip could be used to introduce Public Private Partnerships. Students could be asked to consider the pros and cons of PPP, which could lead to a class debate. Students could also undertake added value research into the question "What are the long term costs of PPP?"