PMQs: “As the ruins of Carrillion lie around her, will the PM work to end the racket between government & private companies?”

Today Prime Minister’s Questions was dominated by the collapse of Carillion, with the leader Jeremy Corbyn of The Labour Party attacking the ‘too cosy relationship’ between successive Tory governments and private companies:

“This isn’t one isolated case of Government negligence and Corporate failure. It’s a broken system.

“Under this Tory government Virgin & Stagecoach can spectacularly mismanage the East Coast Mainline and be let off a £2 billion payment. Capita & ATOS can continue to wreck the lives of millions of people, many with disabilities, and win more government contracts. G4S promise to provide security for the Olympics – failed to do so – and in the end the Army had to move in and save the day.

“These companies need to be shown the door. We need public services provided by public employees with a strong public service ethos and strong public oversight.

“As the ruins of Carrillion lie around her, will the PM work to end the racket between government & private companies?”

PMQs Highlights: Corbyn vs May

#PMQs Highlights: Corbyn vs May"Under this Tory government Virgin & Stagecoach can spectacularly mismanage the East Coast Mainline and be let off a £2 billion payment.Capita & ATOS can continue to wreck the lives of millions of people, many with disabilities, and win more government contracts.G4S promised to provide security for the Olympics – failed to do so – and in the end the Army had to move in and save the day.As the ruins of Carrillion lie around her, will the PM work to end the racket between government & private companies?"

Posted by Nye Bevan News on Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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