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Cheshire's £1bn PFI deal will not be rushed

Media speculation that Cheshire County Council is rushing its £1bn private finance initiative decision to achieve early sign off has been denied by the authority.Council strategic manager (contract procurement) John Thistlewood told MRW that the authority was not under pressure to hurry the process up and that cutting the shortlist to two finalists by the end of the year had always been part of the plan. He said: The only pressure is coming from ourselves because ...