Originally Posted by Hom3r
Every company that has gone from public or UK company hands to outside UK or private company hands has resulted in massive job losses or crap / overpriced service.
Look at the trains.
I go along with job losses in many cases, largely because the government owned ones were so heavily overweight with staff and run so poorly, I disagree with crap or overpriced service.
We aren't somehow superior to every other country in the world, our government most certainly doesn't run things better than any private company. There are rather a lot of companies that aren't British and are quite capable of running things reasonably and providing reasonable services at reasonable prices.
I would look at the trains, the worst performing part of the whole affair is the part still in government ownership, Network Rail.