Tory “austerity” – fact or fiction (and a bearing on Brexit)

The pseudo-left in British politics likes to bang on about “austerity”. “Tory austerity”. Is it true? Is there such a thing as “Tory austerity”?

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Useful read on privatisation

Criticism of privatisation agenda

Short and to the point. And in theĀ Guardian!

Could this kind of thinking become mainstream in British politics? If (New) Labour got into power would it all be watered down into a few gestures – a few token workers on the board, token regulation of still privatised natural monopolies? Or could something real happen? (We would bet the former).