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TUC rejects Policy Exchange call for wholesale privatisation of public services
Commenting on the Better public services: A roadmap for revolution report published today (Tuesday) by the Policy Exchange, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
'This report is no more than a call for the wholesale privatisation of all public services. But the British people do not want US-style profit-making introduced into services like the NHS.
'The truth is that union members - particularly in the emergency services - are always reluctant to take strike action and only do so when no other way of resolving a dispute is available. Even then it is only after a proper ballot and with emergency cover plans in place.
'The British public will see through this smear on public service workers from a right-wing think tank that refuses to reveal who funds it.'
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