The EU-US trade deal could lock in free market reforms and prevent a future government being able to reverse the privatisation of public services.
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By 2015, the coalition will have landed another right hook on the collective jawbone of students and graduates with the planned privatisation of student debt.
The taxpayer may have been shortchanged to the tune of hundreds of millions of pounds by the sale of the Royal Mail, according to markers laid down by Vince Cable back in October.
Would you hand supervision of offenders to companies with no experience of providing probation services?
The government’s plans to sell-off the probation service will be pushed to a vote on today by Labour MPs.
80 per cent of the public believe that there should always be a public sector bid when a public service in contracted out to judge if the service could be provided at better value, according to a new survey.
Nye Bevan has been rolling in his grave so much this year I doubt he can remember whether he’s facing up or down. After NHS privatisation was finally sealed in April, the principal of free and publicly accountable universal healthcare is now being further undermined by talk of GPs charging patients for their appointments.
Two thirds of the public are opposed to the government’s sell off of Royal Mail, with over a third ‘strongly opposed’, according to a new YouGov poll.
Later today ministers will announce the final details of plans for the privatisation of Royal Mail.
There has always been one asset the Conservative party has had over Labour since Margaret Thatcher’s election in 1979, and that is the sheer ruthlessness of their convictions.