• Does NHS Privatisation Work?

    The words NHS and privatisation, coupled together, were hot press in 2019. However, the reality behind what privatisation really entails, and the differences it will make, were often forgotten. Talk of a future trade deal with America 'selling the NHS' was misleading and left much of the electorate in...
  • Understanding Privatisation and the National Health Service

    Privatisation, as a word and a concept, is saturated with ideological tension and negative connotations. There is no wonder that we struggle to understand what it actually means. It has been wielded by the left of politics to convey everything apparently capitalist and greedy about the Conservative and other...
  • “They Say Privatise, We Say Organise”: UoN Students Protest Against Student Loan Sell Off

    Students at the University of Nottingham were campaigning to stop the privatisation of student loans on Wednesday 19th March. The protest was part of a national day of action in light of the delivery of George Osborne’s budget to parliament, and marked the second protest to take place at...
  • The Privatisation Of Student Loans Passes A Point Of No Return

    By 2015 the Coalition will have landed another right-hook on the collective jawbone of students and graduates with the planned privatisation of our student debt. These divisive plans would see student tuition loans boxed-up and sold-off to the highest bidder. It’s a privatisation that will further erode the concept...