The government argues that competition improves services, but in the probation service at least a quarter of contracts were awarded without any competition at all. SOLOMON HUGHES reports
Friday 5th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Unions call for real ‘change of guard at the top’
Monday 13th Jun 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Report tears apart Osborne privatisation plan
Monday 23rd May 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
Why would supporters of public ownership wish to stay in an organisation which is clearly hostile to the idea of state providers of services and which is pushing member states to privatise and not nationalise, asks NEIL CLARK
Saturday 21st May 2016
DAVID CAMERON did not rule out taking a public stake in British steel yesterday during Downing Street talks with Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones.
Beforehand, Mr Jones said he would seek assurances that the government would take Tata Steel plants into public ownership until a private...
Wednesday 6th Apr 2016
LABOUR shadow rail minister Andy McDonald has vowed the party will deliver the rail network that “passengers and workers want” through public ownership.
Mr McDonald addressed a packed Action for Rail meeting in the Mechanics Institute in Manchester on the eve of the...
Saturday 2nd Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
A RAIL privateer has been slammed by the Advertising Standards Authority today for implying that its operation is publicly owned.
The ads watchdog has ruled that a Great Western Railway poster stating “the railway belongs to the region it serves” is misleading and breaches...
Wednesday 30th Mar 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
By Neil Clark
Tuesday 23rd Feb 2016
Tuesday 5th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
That’s what we’re paying for a privatised nightmare – mostly run by the corporate arms of other countries’ state train services
Monday 4th Jan 2016