RMT demands inquiry into letting of NorthLink ferry contract after Shetland Times reveals public bid wasn’t even opened.

MARITIME UNION RMT today demanded a public inquiry into the privatisation of the NorthLink ferries contract in 2012 after the Shetland Times revealed that the public sector bid – tabled by CalMac, and thought to be cheaper than Serco who won the contract – was returned unopened.

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SNP dilemma as English firm set to win water deal

SNP ministers are on the verge of handing a massive contract to provide water for Scotland’s public sector bodies to a private water company based in England.

In a move that critics claim would amount to privatisation by the back door, the government is understood to be minded to give the £350m deal to Anglian Water instead of an offshoot of publicly owned Scottish Water. Continue reading “SNP dilemma as English firm set to win water deal”

NHS Scotland in takeover by US health giant

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Once again we expose the secret privatisation of our NHS by the SNP.

Only last week, Nicola Sturgeon tried to make polictical capital out of her signing an anti-TTIP* petition. This is despite Alex Salmond stating that the SNP fully support TTIP, and is on record stating that in the transcript from his interview at the Brookings Institute.

Boston-based multinational Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has been paid millions of pounds in public money to introduce sweeping reforms across Scottish hospitals. Continue reading “NHS Scotland in takeover by US health giant”

SNP Privatisation of NHS Scotland

The SNP constantly shout bawl and greet about privatisation of the NHS south of the border. But all the time, they have been privatising health right here in Scotland. The article below shows them privatising a hospital here in Scotland.

Serco has been confirmed as the facilities management partner for NHS Dumfries and Galloway’s new district general hospital.

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