Saturday, July 14, 2012
G4S's Olympic struggles should derail the drive towards more privatisation
This article of mine appears on the Guardian's Comment is Free website.
Neil Clark: Private companies have one aim: profit maximisation. So expect cuts in staffing levels and everything done on the cheap
The next time you meet one of those free-market ideologues who tells you private companies are always more efficient than the public sector, don't bother to get involved in a lengthy argument. Instead just use the example of G4S.
You can read the whole article here.