BBC PFI

BBC in the North are producing an episode of the Inside-Out programme looking at Private Finance Initiative deals, in the NHS, local government, roads, etc. They’re looking for people to interview who were involved in PFI deals, or work somewhere that’s PFI-run, or have a well-informed opinion about PFI. If you or someone you know…

Regional KONP Meeting 20th November

NEXT REGIONAL MEETING ON THURSDAY 20th NOVEMBER 7.15 – 9.15 AT THE VICTORIA HOTEL,  28 GREAT GEORGE STREET LS1 3DL . It’s directly behind Leeds Town Hall. Huddersfield have just had a Die In, Leeds have been outing guys of Cameron and Branson and are planning a street event round the Efford Bill ( in parliament Nov 21sT)…

TTIP

Manchester Film Co-operative would like to invite you to a screening of the documentary film The Brussels Business. In the early 90s two young men discover the enormous influence of lobbying in Brussels. One becomes the leading lobby-watchdog in Brussels, the other one becomes a top lobbyist on world trade issues, representing 50% of the…

PFI Workshop 6th Dec

– a workshop on PFI debt is to be run by experts from Corporate Watch who will brief anyone interested on the intricacies of the Private Finance Initiative and how it can be opposed .Saturday 6 December, 10am to 4.30pm, at the Unite office on Salford Quays (Transport House, Merchants Quay, Salford Quays M50 3SG).…

The End of the NHS

Professor Allyson Pollock will be speaking this Thursday 16th Oct at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School on “The end of the NHS: How the government is privatising health care” Lecture theatre G35 Ground floor. 6.00pm All Saints Campus. Oxford Road (near Oxford Rd Station) Allyson Pollock is professor of public health research and policy at…