Tag Archives: Privatisation

If our forebears could do it without phones, emails or Facebook, what is stopping us?

Yeovil TUC: Opposing cuts, organising solidarity

First, a bit of local South Somersetworking-class history. George Mitchell (1826-1901) was a hero of trade unionism in the 19th century, [...]
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Health workers vote to keep their services in the NHS

HEALTH professionals in Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland have voted for a second time to keep services within the remit [...]
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The mood in the Royal Mail sorting office

Vince Cable has spoken: Royal Mail is to be privatised. My colleagues wonder whether things can possibly get any worse. [...]
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"Privatisation is politically motivated"

Union says Royal Mail is successful and modernising while privatisation is unpopular and politically motivated to get hands on pension [...]
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Rail unions rally to defend safety rules

by John Millington in Lille, France Transport unions from across Europe have held a mass rally of thousands of railway [...]
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Defending Public Services and Jobs

The Spring issue of SOLIDARITY is now available. This is an article from it. “The strength of the unions depends [...]
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Royal Mail – "Downstream Access"

Downstream Access By Roy Mayall Postal workers will certainly know about Downstream Access, but how many members of the public [...]
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£75 million wasted on rail franchising since 2003

RAIL UNION RMT today slammed the government for “presiding over a culture of private waste” on the railways after new [...]
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Anti-Academies Alliance

The Anti Academies Alliance involves parents, teachers, school governors, trade unionists, councillors and MPs. We believe that the government’s Academies [...]
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Rail fiasco underlines need to end fragmentation, says RMT

THE POST-Christmas chaos caused by major engineering overruns on the rail network and the anger caused by massive fares hikes [...]
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Manchester Home Care service under threat

Why is the Council upsetting the elderly, the frail and the disabled? Why is the home carers service being privatised [...]
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The new profiteers

Lord Darzi’s report makes the government’s desire for privatisation clear, but this will only lead to more debt and deficit [...]
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Report from the Conference Against City Academies

A report of a conference organised by Birmingham NUT and Islington Campaign against Academies, on October 8th. It was attended [...]
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