Taxpayers were short-changed by as much as £1bn by the sale of Royal Mail, according to a new report.
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Moving beyond the market need not mean turning back the clock to a highly centralised state-run model.
The government’s about-face shows that we can make the case for public services run for people over profit.
Unison are inviting nominations for the all new ‘Wolfie Awards’ – focusing on waste and service failure caused by the outsourcing of public services.
The EU-US trade deal could lock in free market reforms and prevent a future government being able to reverse the privatisation of public services.
By 2015, the coalition will have landed another right hook on the collective jawbone of students and graduates with the planned privatisation of student debt.
The taxpayer may have been shortchanged to the tune of hundreds of millions of pounds by the sale of the Royal Mail, according to markers laid down by Vince Cable back in October.
Would you hand supervision of offenders to companies with no experience of providing probation services?
The government’s plans to sell-off the probation service will be pushed to a vote on today by Labour MPs.