Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

All Downhill after Privatisation? Your Say

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

All Downhill after Privatisation? Your Say

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I FEEL sorry for Corus workers and their families facing redundancy but we have had letters from people in authority implying that if this Government had not been in power things would have been different. I think that is rubbish, but I blame Tony Blair for allowing British Steel to be de-nationalised.

Privatisation is the essence of Tory dogma. Nationalisation is an anathema to them. If you think Conservatives have the interests of the British working man at heart, I have a very different opinion.

Private shareholders playing the stock market is all they care about.

J MCARDLE, Billingham * * * * * * IN reply to Jeff Blood's letter (14.01.10), there is a big political push in relation to his five point plan to encourage local and new businesses to prosper not just in Redcar & Cleveland but throughout the Tees Valley.

Of course Redcar & Cleveland have the Local Economic Grant Initiative (LEGI) scheme which is a big help in assisting people wanting to start their own business. …

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