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Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Privatisation 'hollows out' the State

Privatisation of public services is “the road back to autocracy” that will leave a hollowed-out state bereft of anything to attract the support of citizens, Irish President Michael D Higgins declared. In a week when G4S are awarded design, build and operation of a police station in Lincolnshire, it's a pity we can’t extract a similar statement from our own Labour Leader...?  http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2012/0222/1224312171792.html