Category Archives: Public Services for All

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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How to make our ambulance service the best in the world

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The ambulance service in the UK is one of the best in the world, unfortunately it has been taken for granted.

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The row over TTIP rumbles on

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The row over TTIP and the inclusion of an ISDS mechanism is growing.

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GP dementia charging: the profit motive has no place in healthcare

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The introduction of mechanisms that mimic the market add unnecessary levels of bureaucracy.

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The spat over the Welsh NHS gets ugly

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Jeremy Hunt has been accused of telling a ’tissue of lies’ over the health service in Wales.

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The sell off of our greatest national asset is the big general election issue

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The most recent ICM poll puts the NHS at the top of the agenda for concerned voters.

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NHS in Wales – what the public thinks

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As the Welsh government issues a rebuff of the Daily Mail’s new campaign to undermine Labour’s credentials on the health service, Left Foot Forward looks at what the public in Wales thinks of the health service.

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Tristram Hunt’s Hippocratic oath: a bad policy from a weak shadow education secretary

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Attention is now focused on the fallout from Hunt’s policy rather than where it should be – on coalition education policy.

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