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PM evades question about HMRC privatisation as strike continues

This government continue to cut public services to the bone whilst increasing payments to private companies… remember, it is YOUR personal details that these private companies will then have access to; your address, your national insurance number, your bank details, … Continue reading

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After Unison postpones strike Gwalia workers say, ‘We won’t be walked over’

by Raymie Kiernan A 12-hour strike by residential care workers in Neath Port Talbot, South Wales, set for Tuesday this week has been called off. A 24-hour strike has been called in its place from 7pm on Tuesday of next week. … Continue reading

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The destruction of the NHS

Reblogged from Another Angry Voice I realise that because of my tendency to present lots of facts and conduct rigorous analysis on them, my articles are usually extremely long. Today I am going to try very hard to write a … Continue reading

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State pension service could be privatised under DWP plans

Reposted from The Guardian Why do this government think that privatisation saves money? It doesn’t as the contracts with Atos, A4e, Serco and Transactis amongst others prove. There is an initial saving as the private company promise to work wonders … Continue reading

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How far can privatisation go? Perhaps government itself could be outsourced

Widespread privatisation was a key pledge in Margaret Thatcher’s 1983 election manifesto. Photograph: Chris Capstick/Rex Features The phrase “selling the family silver” became the most celebrated if not the deepest criticism of Mrs Thatcher’s privatisation programme, thoughHarold Macmillan never used those exact words. At … Continue reading

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The slow creep to privatisation of public sector jobs … now it begins.

Here is a copy of my response to Nick Cleggs office regarding the outsourcing of civil sevice jobs Correspondence Assistant, Nov 19 12:34 (GMT): Thank you for contacting Nick Clegg to express your concern about the Government’s plans to modernise … Continue reading

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