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Lib Dems for privatisation

Issue No. 1790

The Liberal Democrats are turning to the right. A policy review pushed by leader Charles Kennedy is set to recommend more use of PFI schemes and private firms to run schools and hospitals. It says PFI is helpful for bringing 'more private sector management know-how into public service provision'.

The Liberal Democrats recently called for more anti-union laws to allow people to sue unions such as the rail workers' RMT.

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Sat 9 Mar 2002, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1790
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