by Claire Provost
Saturday 2nd Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Privatisation-mad Bromley taken to court
Friday 1st Apr 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
The departing Trade Minister has used his low profile to privatise pensions by stealth, writes SOLOMON HUGHES
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
Unions demand action after damning report
Tuesday 29th Mar 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
PASSENGERS will be hit with a 15 per cent rise in train fares if the Tories privatise Network Rail, new research released today reveals.
Rail union RMT made the warning before this week’s publication of the Shaw Report on the future of Britain’s not-for-profit rail...
Monday 14th Mar 2016
DON’T drag British railways back to the dark days of the Hatfield disaster by privatising Network Rail, Labour MPs told the government yesterday.
The Star revealed on Saturday that Tory Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin was liaising with bankers to discuss a break-up of the...
Friday 11th Mar 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
HUNDREDS marched through Bristol this weekend against plans by the city’s health chiefs to dish out NHS contracts to tax avoiders.
Campaigners in the city are demanding that Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group, the body responsible for handing out lucrative contracts to health...
Monday 7th Mar 2016
Minister secretly courts vulture capitalists hoping to swoop on Network Rail sale
Saturday 5th Mar 2016
TAX-DODGING private healthcare firms poised to cash in on lucrative NHS contracts could soon be stopped in their tracks after a leading lawyer said yesterday they had no power to sue.
Barrister Rebecca Haynes QC said that a “veto” against the privateers by NHS organisations...