Category Archives: Public Services for All

Grammar school pupils two-and-a-half times less likely to obtain elite degrees

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A new study finds that private school pupils still have a monopoly over access to top universities.

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Supporting Clive Efford’s bill could save the NHS

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The coalition’s reforms have caused massive inefficiencies, internal conflicts and confusion.

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The government’s A-Level mess is starting to hit home

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The loss of AS-Levels is a regressive move that will impact social mobility as well as education.

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By-election candidates are still refusing to answer questions on the NHS

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With a likely win days away, UKIP candidate Mark Reckless still has not made his NHS policy clear.

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No time to waste – six months to save our NHS

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If the NHS continues down the road of privatisation, it will cease to exist as we know it.

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The mayor’s closure of fire stations will cost lives

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Since Boris forced through station closures, fire engine response times have risen dramatically.

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Prisons are in a crisis of the government’s own making

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We have never witnessed such a sharp deterioration in prison conditions as we have seen in the last two years.

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Government announces ‘preferred bidders’ for probation contracts: service in chaos as privatisation goes ahead

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Chris Grayling is rushing ahead with government plans to privatise probation services.

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Who is paying for Crossrail 2?

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Labour in London has long supported the Hackney-Chelsea line and the latest incarnation of this proposal is Andrew Adonis’ Crossrail 2 proposal.

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The government needs to stop dragging its feet on energy policy – before the lights go out

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This government has been dragging its feet on energy policy since 2010.

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