A record 5.6 million are now awaiting NHS hospital treatment in England – only stopping the cuts, the creeping privatisation, and the privileging of profit over people will bring the numbers down.
A new report exposes how privatised buses have cost people jobs and benefits, cut them off from schools and healthcare, and deepened isolation – it’s time to end the scandal and bring them into public ownership.
‘Hopeless’ Hancock is out, but his successor Sajid Javid is ideologically committed to privatisation and an investor in private healthcare – the perfect candidate to accelerate the sell-off of our NHS.
After the 2019 election, Labour’s bold plans for public investment in high-speed broadband were mocked by the commentariat – but now Joe Biden is embracing the idea, and polls show it is growing in popularity.
After the 2019 election, Labour was mocked for supporting free, public and high-quality broadband – but as millions struggle without full fibre through lockdown, the idea has never looked better.
The privatisation of British Gas has led to attacks on workers’ rights and a bad deal for consumers – essential services like energy supply should be owned and run in the public interest, not for corporate profit.
The NHS was founded as a public health service, free at the point of use and available to everyone – if the government really wanted to celebrate its birthday it would end the privatisation that is killing this ethos.
After a decade of underfunding and privatisation, the NHS is facing the coronavirus crisis with one arm tied behind its back – here’s four ways Boris Johnson could help frontline workers today that would save lives.
The new middle ground on the UK economy is one that recognises the failures of privatisation and the need for meaningful public ownership – that’s a sign of just how much progress Labour under Corbyn made in changing the national conversation.
The CBI is wrong about Labour’s nationalisation plans. For most people in Britain, the costs of privatisation will always be higher than public ownership.