Category Archives: Public Services for All

Questions to Michael Gove from a concerned Haberdashers’ Aske’s parent

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The freedom afforded to academies is not working.

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TTIP: exposing the hidden threat to our public services

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Public services like education and health should be entirely excluded from any trade deal with the US.

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No money left? Taxpayers short-changed by £1bn on Royal Mail sale

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Taxpayers were short-changed by as much as £1bn by the sale of Royal Mail, according to a new report.

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Strong unions won you your rights, not kind-hearted rich men

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Decent pay and conditions for working people didn’t simply fall out of the sky.

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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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