Tag Archives: privatisation

Jail Fail

A privately-run UK jail/ Was deemed a complete epic fail,/ The prison in Birmingham/ It seems is confirming ’em/ Unsuitable assets for sale./// Slightly tweaked the third and fourth lines from the Twitter version to aid clarity. But perhaps the … Continue reading

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End of the Line

With Stagecoach and Virgin’s derailing/ By transport supremo Chris Grayling/ The privatisation/ Of train operation/ Is shown to be far from plain sailing./// With Stagecoach and Virgin's derailingBy transport supremo Chris GraylingThe privatisationOf train operationIs shown to be far from … Continue reading

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Mail Sale Fail

The NAO reckons the sale/ Of shares in the old Royal Mail/ Was done at a price/ In spite of advice/ That short-changed the state – epic fail! ///http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/apr/01/royal-mail-undervaluing-taxpayer-cable The NAO reckons the saleOf shares in the old Royal MailWas … Continue reading

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Mail Sale Fail

The company called Royal Mail/ Is now to be put up for sale/ I doubt that my letter/ Will fare any better/ To judge by what happened with rail. ////http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/sep/12/royal-mail-strikes-privatisation https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/378239364054405120

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Your Very Good Health Service

There once was a service for health That wasn’t dependent on wealth In fact there is still Tho the NHS bill May be privatisation by stealth. http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/mar/20/nhs-reform-health-bill-passes-vote?newsfeed=true

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Toll Roads Resurfacing

Mr Cameron’s latest suggestion For tackling traffic congestion Is selling the roads As state-funded modes Of finance are out of the question. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/mar/19/road-privatisation-david-cameron?intcmp=239

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