Tag Archives: privatisation

The success of East Coast shows that another model can work. And that’s why it terrifies the government

East Coast ncr

The government has pressed ahead with privatisation of the East Coast Mainline precisely because of its success.

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Corporate power has become a governing institution in its own right

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Corporations once lobbied politicians to win approval for their pet policies – now it’s the other way round.

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The greed of energy corporations results in thousands of deaths each year

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Fuel poverty will end only when we bring our energy supply back under democratic control.

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By-election candidates are still refusing to answer questions on the NHS

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With a likely win days away, UKIP candidate Mark Reckless still has not made his NHS policy clear.

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No time to waste – six months to save our NHS

Keep NHS public

If the NHS continues down the road of privatisation, it will cease to exist as we know it.

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Government announces ‘preferred bidders’ for probation contracts: service in chaos as privatisation goes ahead

Chris Grayling

Chris Grayling is rushing ahead with government plans to privatise probation services.

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How the coalition is privatising state education

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Never mind the future threat of for-profit schools, privatisation of English state schools is already underway.

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Dogging or votes? We need change for political engagement

More people are dogging than are members of political parties: what a comment on modern politics

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When do we get a say over BBC Worldwide?

BBC Worldwide ncrj

There’s a big privatisation about to happen that you might not know about.

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

Royam Mail ncrj

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

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