Experts warn of prison privateers tightening grip
Monday 29th Jun 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
TRANSNATIONALS will still be able to cream a profit from children’s services in spite of supposed safeguards, GMB Congress heard yesterday.
A motion unanimously passed by the conference denounced the “wholesale privatisation of children’s services” and warned...
Friday 12th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SECURITY firm G4S was found to be in violation of human rights yesterday in relation to contracts with the Israeli army, police and prison service.
A 17-month probe by Department of Business, Innovation and Skills agency National Contact Point (NCP) found that G4S was in breach of...
Wednesday 10th Jun 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
CHARLOTTE HUGHES uncovers the appalling story of a young mother punished for avoiding a violent partner, and exposes the tricks used to rob jobseekers of their rightful benefits.
Tuesday 5th May 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
HEALTH service cleaning privateer G4S is under investigation at a Hertfordshire hospital after the discovery of shocking levels of filth, it was revealed yesterday.
Waste bags containing body fluids, mucus, used drips and bloody dressings were found strewn across wards and piled in...
Thursday 30th Apr 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
The National Gallery is hell-bent on privatising visitor services – against the wishes of the staff and the public. PCS members have voted for industrial action to halt the madness. JAMIE INSOLE has the story
Saturday 25th Apr 2015
PALESTINE supporters in Manchester rallied on Saturday as part of international Palestinian Prisoners’ Day.
The demo highlighted the fact that 6,000 Palestinian political prisoners — including 200 children and 23 women — are jailed in Israel.
A spotlight was...
Monday 20th Apr 2015
Tuesday 10th Mar 2015
A JUDGE’S decision to withhold dozens of racist text messages on the phones of G4S guards acquitted of killing Jimmy Mubenga was condemned as “a shocking act of state racism” yesterday.
Old Bailey judge Mr Justice Spencer ruled that the “grossly offensive and...
Saturday 20th Dec 2014
Wednesday 17th Dec 2014