• Home /
  • Blog / Privatizations ..............Good for You?

Privatizations ..............Good for You?


The Tories seem to believe that privatizations are the easy answer to achieving better services and reducing cost.

But do they really?

Nationally; a few may have done so.

But at a local level?
Badly supervised bin collection service by Serco; run under a contract with poor supervision and inadequate penalties for failure? -  Surely not.

Poor leisure services run by Finesse – in particular the shambles at Stanborough Lakes?  - No way!

French nationalized rail company SNCF winning the bidding to control the running of our local train services (Thameslink Great Northern) -  one of the least reliable lines in the Country with train cancellations galore? – Hardly.

In particular when the French, German, Dutch and Hong Kong Chinese all have publicly owned rail companies that can and do bid for and run British rail services; whilst we have not been allowed to run a similar business.

Despite the Tories getting only 37% of the votes in the 2015 General election, their ideological drive for even more privatizations go on.

Insidious attempts to privatize the NHS; starving it of adequate funds and publicizing the consequent disasters. Meanwhile encouraging privatized health start-ups in the Borough.

We know where that is leading……


Isn’t it time to stop and think a bit deeper?

Do you like this post?


Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.

The Labour Party will place cookies on your computer to help us make this website better.

Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site.

To find out more about these cookies, see our privacy notice. Use of this site confirms your acceptance of these cookies.