Posts Tagged ‘privatisation’

Next week: Controversial ‘Trade in Services Agreement’ to be voted on in European Parliament

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

A 'turbo-charges privatisation pact' is set to be debated by the EU

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Green Party brings Out Save Our NHS Animated Film

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Green Party: We must make the NHS function for the Common Good

The Green Party says it would ensure the NHS is brought back fully under public ownership and where possible reverse public service sell offs. (more…)

Royal Mail Privatisation Dominates Prime Minister’s Questions

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Prime Minister’s Questions today was dominated by the exchange between the Conservative and Labour leaders regarding the sale of Royal Mail. (more…)

TUC and Green party call for rail re-nationalisation

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

As analysis now shows that rail commuters are paying higher fares than those using comparable routes elsewhere in Europe as well as a Which? report showing trust in rail is low, both the TUC and the Green Party are arguing (more…)

Ranting and Railing

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Economists are not like normal people. We need to be a bit odd in order to see the world a bit differently, and this is ensured both through the usual self-selection mechanisms (odd people choose to become economists) and rigorous training (more…)

Clampdowns on student protest are a ‘disgrace’

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

The Young Greens have strongly condemned the ‘brutal’ treatment of protesters by police at the University of London on Wednesday, as well as the suspension of five students at the University of Sussex following a campus occupation. (more…)

Government's 'Nudge Unit' to be privatised

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

The highly successful Behavioural Insights Team or 'Nudge Unit' as it is known, is set to be part privatised to turn it into a profit-making organisation.

But why privatise it at all? The team obviously works hard and it returns far more savings than it costs to run. (more…)

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