Category Archives: Public Services for All

Striking council workers and other public sector employees have a point – enough is enough

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Local government has borne the brunt of the coalition’s ‘austerity’ measures.

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PMQs: A&E waiting times: a Prime Minister in denial

The A&E crisis starts in the GP’s surgery. Labour should make more of this.

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Ed Miliband should be bold and embrace full rail nationalisation

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Miliband’s plans have upset the private sector but also angered rail unions.

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Coalition NHS waiting time target missed for 50th week in a row

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The government’s target for 95 per cent of patients to spend less than for hours waiting has been missed for the 50th week in a row.

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Beyond the market: a new agenda for public services

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Moving beyond the market need not mean turning back the clock to a highly centralised state-run model.

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This is why the profit motive has no place in our public services

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The DWP isn’t just off the rails but careering down the embankment.

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Public supports tax rise to pay for NHS

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Most people would pay more in tax if it meant safeguarding the NHS, according to a new ComRes poll for the Independent.

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Child protection services saved from privatisation – let’s build on this victory

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The government’s about-face shows that we can make the case for public services run for people over profit.

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The NHS may not survive another Tory government

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If the Tories win the 2015 election the left’s worst fears about the NHS may be realised.

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For all Gove’s talk of parental choice, fewer pupils got their chosen secondary this year

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There is increasing pressure on school places and Michael Gove’s policies are making things worse.

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