Browsing All posts tagged under »public ownership«

Lazarowicz: keep rail on right track

September 11, 2014 by


Edinburgh North and Leith MP Mark Lazarowicz has welcomed the latest figures from publicly-owned rail operator East Coast. He stressed again the case for the line to stay in the public sector and said the issue that has been kept alive by Labour MPs in constituencies along the route – especially those in Edinburgh. East […]

Letter: In the public interest

August 9, 2014 by


Dear Editor In the main, the wealth of the nation is represented by the amount of products made by the people of the UK. After paying wages and other costs the remainder is the owner’s profit, so it follows that the owner’s aim is to get as much produced for as little as possible; for […]

Letter: Basic needs

February 11, 2014 by


Dear Editor To express thoughts in words is sometimes difficult; hopefully the following is clear enough. There are many needs common to everyone in the UK: amongst them are the NHS, gas and electricity, water, transport, schools and employment, they are basic needs. In Scotland only the NHS, schools and water can be classed as […]