If we don't like rich landlords then we can raise taxes on the rich generally, but it will be a brave politician who suggests it
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Thursday 30 January 2014
Deal raises fears of 'creeping privatisation' of the police
Monday 20 January 2014
Vince Cable was potentially heading towards another political battering over the flotation of Royal Mail today as the chairman said it should give its chief executive a pay rise beyond her present £1.25 million package.
Thursday 16 January 2014
You don't have to be Marxist to want a better world, but sometimes student politics makes it feel that way
Two thirds of contracts for NHS services in England awarded in the last eight months have gone to the private sector
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Labour has accused the Government of allowing the private sector to “cherry-pick” successful NHS services after a survey revealed NHS contracts worth hundreds of millions of pounds had gone to private companies since the Coalition's health reforms.
Thursday 09 January 2014
The resurgence in student activism at the end of last year must be harnessed to build lasting change, argues Harrison Jones
Monday 06 January 2014
The Energy department has vowed to appoint the first chairman of the body dishing out subsidies for investment in renewable technology by next month.
Exclusive: No privatised lie detector tests for sex offenders following outsourcing scandals involving G4S and Serco
Sunday 05 January 2014
Decision to scrap outsourcing of controversial polygraph tests is latest blow to Government's privatisation plans following scandals involving G4S and Serco
A Greek archipelago for €8.5m, a Maltese passport for €1m and Polish castles going for a song... welcome to the great European fire sale
Wednesday 01 January 2014
For some, austerity Europe is a land of opportunity – castles, islands, citizenship are all up for grabs. But not all the locals are happy
Friday 13 December 2013
While 21 per cent were changing suppliers in 2006, just 11.5 per cent have changed this year
Tuesday 10 December 2013
55 per cent said they believed cuts had “significantly impacted on patient care and safety”.
Monday 09 December 2013
Royal Mail workers will receive a three-year pay rise worth around 9% and legally-binding employment protections under a "landmark" agreement.
Sunday 01 December 2013
The strongest brand in European train travel has reached the end of the line. The Rail Europe name is to be erased by Christmas – just as horizons for British train travellers are being expanded with a new Paris-Barcelona high-speed service.
Friday 29 November 2013
Goldman Sachs bankers on the Royal Mail privatisation will again be hauled in front of MPs after their colleagues valued the postal service at nearly twice the price at which it was floated.
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Shares of Royal Mail rallied in early trading after half-year profits more than doubled to £233 million, as the newly-privatised postal operator benefited from strong demand for online shopping.
Wednesday 27 November 2013
The controversial government funded Commonwealth Development Corporation, which invests taxpayer’s money into businesses in poverty-stricken emerging markets, saw a surge in the value of its stakes in the past year.
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
- 1 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 2 Licence fee: What is the BBC charge – and how will the changes affect you?
- 3 This is what the photographer has to say about the picture of a weasel riding a woodpecker
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for