Tag Archives: privatisation

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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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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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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G4S protecting vulnerable children? Tell Gove it’s a bad idea

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The likes of Atos and Capita could soon get their hands on child protetection.

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Nominate your worst example of outsourcing

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Unison are inviting nominations for the all new ‘Wolfie Awards’ – focusing on waste and service failure caused by the outsourcing of public services.

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Labour mustn’t fall for the jobs fallacy – TTIP is a threat to democracy

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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.

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New figures show taxpayers lost billions on Royal Mail privatisation

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New figures reveal that taxpayers lost billions of pounds in the privatisation of the Royal Mail.

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The student loan sell-off is reviving the student movement

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.

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Royal Mail sell-off: taxpayer short changed…according to Vince Cable

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.

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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.

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