Carillion, the construction firm that provides services for schools, prisons and hospitals, has crashed into liquidation this Monday morning. But where is the man responsible for the Carillion debacle?



Carillion – the firm handed millions in contracts by the Tories – has just gone into liquidation leaving thousands of employees and small businesses facing bankruptcy and redundancy.

In July last year, the man responsible for the debacle – incompetent former Group Chief Executive of Carillion Richard Howson – stood down and seemingly disappeared on the same day the company’s disastrous finances were revealed.

But only after paying himself £1.5 million in pay and tens of thousands in bonuses and perks and leaving the firm with a massive £800 million pension deficit and debts of £1.4 billion of course:



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So where is Howson now?

Locked up in a monastery somewhere, contemplating his failures and atoning for his sins?

Surprise surprise.

Here he is, hidden away as a new director of engineering and technical services company Wood Group:



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Wood Group has just won a lucrative contract to carry out inspections at the UK government’s new Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant:



Wood PLC

Plus ça change …

Nothing changes in Tory Britain.🔷



(This piece was first published on Pride's Purge.)


(Cover: Dreamstime / Joseph Golby - Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station Somerset, UK.)



     

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