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The NHS Trough

MPs with Private Health Care – Selling Off The NHS Just a reminder that Liam Fox, (Secretary of State for International Trade) is one of the MPs selling off our NHS with private sector links. Union group UNITE released a list of 70 MPs with proven links to private healthcare providers. And here’s the rub, all…

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NHS Safeguarding Beware Tory Privatisation

The NHS is as safe with Brexit Ministers as ‘A pet hamster with a hungry python’ (Sir John Major – Tory) so we have to rescue it from Tory privatisation

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PFI Means Bust and Walk The Public Will Pay

Private Finance Initiative (PFI) is provided under the guise of ‘efficiency’ and being ‘cost effective’. That is nonsense.  It has created a welfare state for big business.  They go bust and walk away, leaving the ‘inefficient’ public purse to pay.

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The Other N Word – Nationalisation

Some words deserve their bad reputation like the N word, but others don’t. Nationalisation is such a word. It is such an anathema that we don’t even discuss it. With an election, weeks away, is nationalisation the enemy?

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Essential Services – Private or Public Ownership?

Consecutive right-wing British Governments have promoted a privatisation agenda. It is argued that public ownership is incapable of operating a cheap, cost effective, efficient, economical, customer service.  Whilst privatisation, meets all that criteria with two added bonuses. Firstly,  private investment, which relieves the public purse, and secondly accountability through democratic shareholding, also known as ‘Popular…

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