Category Archives: Public Services for All

The success of East Coast shows that another model can work. And that’s why it terrifies the government

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The government has pressed ahead with privatisation of the East Coast Mainline precisely because of its success.

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Two stark examples of the lack of appropriate mental health care for vulnerable mothers

Tania Clarence and Fiona Anderson received much attention from health and social workers, but neither received the mental health care that might have saved their children.

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The greed of energy corporations results in thousands of deaths each year

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Fuel poverty will end only when we bring our energy supply back under democratic control.

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Boris plans to hit the most vulnerable young people with his cuts

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The magnitude of the mayor’s proposed cuts is even more of an outrage than his tantrum at being exposed.

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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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