Category Archives: Public Services for All

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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Voters in the marginals want public ownership of the railways

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A pledge to re-nationalise the railways could help to swing the election for Labour.

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Sulivan Primary set to be saved in triumph of local democracy

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Still think voting is pointless? A Labour council has just saved an award-winning school which the Tories had planned to close.

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The NHS: best healthcare system in the world, according to new study

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According to new international rankings, the NHS comes out on top while the U.S. performs poorly across almost all health measures.

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It hasn’t been a good month for the utilities

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Are the Big Six programmed to cut corners and raise prices to make ever more money?

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