ANGRY rail passengers will begin a week of action today against the banker-brokered sell-off of 18 major British train stations.
Network Rail has hired Citigroup bankers to “look at the options” for privatising the stations, which include all the main London stations,...
Friday 4th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE STAR’s arts pages have been heralded today for leading to the discovery of a rare lost painting.
Last August, the Morning Star’s arts section ran a piece on privatising public art by artist and former Coventry University fine-art lecturer John Yeadon.
Wednesday 24th Feb 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
By Neil Clark
Tuesday 23rd Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
TODAY marks the 20th anniversary of the “legalised larceny” of privatised rail services in Britain.
The first rail franchises started on February 4 1996 and were mired in failure from the outset.
Great First Western was left humiliated after its 1.50am...
Thursday 4th Feb 2016
More assets sold off last year than ever before
Thursday 28th Jan 2016
THE Morning Star supports the goal of the Labour Leave group — Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union — because it sees the EU as an irreformable capitalist monolith.
This is not a recent development. It was wired into the EU prototype, then known as the Common...
Thursday 21st Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
PRIVATEERS making millions out of government contracts should be subject to the same scrutiny as Whitehall departments, MPs argued yesterday.
The government is currently consulting on proposals that would make it easier to reject freedom of information (FoI) requests.
Wednesday 20th Jan 2016
by Our Newsdesk
TOOTHLESS government water watchdog Ofwat was slammed yesterday for allowing privatised water companies to overcharge customers by £1.2 billion.
General union GMB said that Ofwat was “unfit for purpose,” having failed to keep tabs on...
Thursday 14th Jan 2016
BRISTOLIAN health service activists celebrated yesterday after a profiteer failed in its bid to take over a renowned mental health unit.
NHS England rejected a proposal to run Bristol Riverside Adolescent Unit by Huntercombe Group, a division of the financially crisis-ridden...
Friday 8th Jan 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Lamiat Sabin
Thursday 17th Dec 2015