Trenitalia on British government fast-track franchise list
Wednesday 16th Dec 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
NEARLY two in three Britons are against the privatisation of student loans, a new poll revealed yesterday.
According to research by Survation, 64 per cent of the public disagrees with Chancellor George Osborne’s plans to sell off student loans dating back to 1998.
Friday 11th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
The only game in Tory town , says ROBERT GRIFFITHS. It’s called:
Friday 27th Nov 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
PETER FROST is astounded that G4S is still the favourite to win emergency response contracts after its record of custodial deaths
Thursday 26th Nov 2015
Campaigners slam dodgy outsourcing jamboree celebrating Tory privatisations free-for-all
Thursday 19th Nov 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
LEGISLATION to allow Transport for London (TfL) to sell off land to developers in dodgy deals that will see “property privatised, risk nationalised” has been brought back from the dead.
MPs voted by 141 to 29 late on Monday night to resurrect the Transport for London...
Wednesday 18th Nov 2015
THE Tories have refused to give Wales control over its biggest port because they want to privatise it, Labour warned yesterday.
Responsibility for ports will be devolved to Cardiff under the government’s draft Wales Bill.
But the Tories have excluded ports worth more than...
LONDON Overground profits are being used to subsidise fares in Hong Kong and Berlin, damning research found yesterday.
The profits could instead be used to cut fares for passengers back home by as much as 6.5 per cent a year, MPs say.
Instead, foreign railways will continue to...
Friday 13th Nov 2015
THE Tories’ supposedly independent rail adviser yesterday signalled her intention to put Network Rail on track to privatisation.
Not content with every rail route being run for profit, the Tories appointed transport executive Nicola Shaw to examine a sell-off of the tracks...
posted by Luke James in Britain
When the voluntary community sector subsidises poor public-sector provision, we get an inconsistent gappy service – and we all suffer for it, writes HANNAH LAYLAND
Saturday 7th Nov 2015