Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Seumas Milne: G4S should make it easier to beat the privatisation racket

If nothing else, the spectacular failure of G4S, the world's largest security firm, to get even close to meeting its Olympics contract should at least bury the fantasy that private companies are more efficient than the public sector. While G4S staff have failed in their thousands to turn up at one Games location after another, the police and the army have had to sort out the corporate chaos.

You can read the whole of Seumas Milne's Guardian piece on the terrible price we have all had to pay for privatisation and outsourcing,  here.

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