08 April 2019
Tory health secretary Matt Hancock is stepping up the privatisation of the NHS just as a fresh scandal rocked hospitals.
26 March 2019
The Tories have appointed an “independent specialist contractor” to conduct environmental checks of the area around Grenfell Tower.
19 March 2019
Thousands of workers have been plunged into an uncertain future as outsourcing giant Interserve collapsed into administration last week.
01 March 2019
GMB union members at Tory-run Westminster and Wandsworth councils began a 48-hour strike for sick pay on Wednesday. And they plan a further two-day strike from Thursday of next week.
05 February 2019
NEU union members at Galliard Primary School in Enfield, north London, were set to start a two-day strike on Wednesday this week.
31 January 2019
GMB union members in the Tory-run south London borough began their second 48-hour strike for sick pay on Thursday
24 January 2019
GMB union members in the Tory-run borough began a 48-hour strike on Thursday.
22 January 2019
London councils are paying over £22 million a year to rent back homes they were forced to sell under the Tories’ Right to Buy scheme.
15 January 2019
Carillion, a former giant firm in construction, outsourcing and privatisation, went bust one year ago. It was one of the go-to firms to get rid of public services, first with New Labour and now with the Tories.
07 January 2019
Privatisation has handed just 20 investors over two thirds of England’s water and sewerage supply—and it’s time we took it back, says Charlie Kimber
03 January 2019
Outsourcing giant Capita has announced it will appoint workers to its board
11 December 2018
School meals, home care, window cleaning, road works and hospital security—these are just some of the services that stand on the brink of further chaos.
04 December 2018
Workers and parents at The Village School in Brent, west London, were celebrating after a plan to turn the school into an academy was halted.
07 November 2018
Workers at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck on Wednesday. The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into a privately-run academy.
25 October 2018
An east London GP has warned that elderly people could die this winter because of flu vaccine shortages.
15 October 2018
A walkout by hundreds of outsourced workers in Greater Manchester could help to push back the influence of private companies across the health service, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans
11 October 2018
More than 200 outsourced health workers took to the picket lines on Thursday morning
09 October 2018
Royal Mail postal workers lost out on hundreds of pounds due to privatisation last week—and now top bosses want to give them another kicking.
02 October 2018
The health service could soon be forced to pay £400 million to a multinational
02 October 2018
Cleaners at two London universities have been brought in house by management.