Tag Archives: Serco

Childrens Services too important to be privatised

Reposted from the Guardian Is there nothing these twonks won’t consider privatising? (think I just answered my own question there)  A letter signed by 37 senior social services figures and published in the Guardian says child protection is too important … Continue reading

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Serco risks losing Yarl’s Wood contract after detainee dies

The Home Office is ‘selling off’ Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre to the highest bidder this month, Corporate Watch has discovered.   Outsourcing giant Serco has managed the controversial detention facility in Bedfordshire since 2007, but its contract expires in 2015.   … Continue reading

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The tide must continue to turn against the likes of Serco

The Guardian, Friday 22 November 2013 Jump to comments (24) The public services provider Serco is in trouble after losing its two top staff in two months then being ruled out of a contract to run three prisons. Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Serco … Continue reading

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G4S’s £24m offer for overcharging on tagging rejected by MoJ

Reblogged from the Guardian Now consider this, if a tax credit claimant fraudulently claimed tax credits there is every chance they would receive a custodial sentence … so why aren’t these shysters being imprisoned for stealing from the taxpayer on … Continue reading

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Public Accounts Committee to question private companies on public services failings

Reblogging this from False Economy; should be an interesting debate. I’ll post more on this when I receive an update. For all those interested in privatisation of public services – and why it should stop: At 2:15 pm today, the Public … Continue reading

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