Economy: Government Watches Interserve, Trickett Responds

Jon Trickett responds to reports that the government is now placing Interserve under watch Jon Trickett MP, Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, responding to reports that the government is now placing Interserve under watch, said: “The Government awarded Interserve numerous contracts after significant profit warnings, clearly showing us that Carillion was not an isolated … Continue reading Economy: Government Watches Interserve, Trickett Responds

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Economy: Time for More Public Control

Yesterday we saw the collapse of a company that runs swathes of Britain’s public services. Carillion holds £16 billion worth of public sector contracts, including contracts in hospitals, schools and prisons. Tens of thousands of jobs and vital services that hundreds of thousands of people depend on are on the line. http://classonline.org.uk/blog/item/the-carillion-crisis-shows-its-time-to-take-back-control-from-contractors

Economy: Carillion Fails

Jon Trickett MP has written for The Independent stating "In November my office asked the Cabinet Office what risk was identified prior to Carillion being awarded government contracts and whether the company is able to fulfil its obligations — our questions were batted away". http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/carillion-collapse-public-services-government-contracts-nhs-hs2-blame-tories-a8160141.html