Tag Archives: public services

TTIP: exposing the hidden threat to our public services

TTIP ncrj

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

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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The public are being left without a positive vision of the state

David Cameron ncrj

Disengagement from the state is aiding the rise of UKIP.

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Beyond the market: a new agenda for public services

Public servicesj

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

DWPj

The DWP isn’t just off the rails but careering down the embankment.

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Child protection services saved from privatisation – let’s build on this victory

Child ncrj

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 brutal impact of austerity on Scotland’s public services

Scotland flag ncrj

Scotland’s budget is being slashed by more than £6 billion in real terms.

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Train companies have not responded to changing work patterns

Train ncrj

Our railways sell tickets as if everyone has a 9-to-5 job and works 5 days a week.

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Public want Serco banned from government contracts

Sercoj

Nearly 80 per cent of the public think Serco, the scandal-hit outsourcing company, should not be allowed to bid for public service contracts.

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Five ways Labour can give power to public service users

Ed Miliband no copyrightj

People want a greater say when it comes to public services, according to most polling. Here’s how Ed Miliband can start to give it to them.

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