Category Archives: UK

The Harold Wilson Government, Airwork Services Limited, and the Saudi Arabian Air Defence Scheme, 1965-73

The Harold Wilson Government, Airwork Services Limited, and the Saudi Arabian Air Defence Scheme, 1965-73

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The Market for Force in the United Kingdom: The Recasting of the Monopoly of Violence and the Management of Force as a Public-Private Enterprise

The Market for Force in the United Kingdom: The Recasting of the Monopoly of Violence and the Management of Force as a Public-Private Enterprise

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Motivation, markets and client relations in the british private security industry

Motivation, markets and client relations in the british private security industry

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Motivation, markets and client relations in the british private security industry

Motivation, markets and client relations in the british private security industry

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Do Military Contractors Threaten Sovereignty?

The Pavlovic Today Media Hub for a Fragmented Society Do Military Contractors Threaten Sovereignty? John W   June 12, 2016 Do Military Contractors Threaten Sovereignty ?   2016-06-11T23:35:34+00:00 Afterimage Review intelligence, military contractors, private security, and security 1 Comment Does conventional … Continue reading

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Prisoner at Serco-run facility found dead in cell by fellow inmates

Prisoner at Serco-run facility found dead in cell by fellow inmates Prisoners found James Sullivan hanged at Lowdham Grange facility in March after staff who unlocked his cell failed to notice A prison block. James Sullivan was found dead in … Continue reading

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G4S: Don’t blame us — blame the prison system

G4S: Don’t blame us — blame the prison system Rebecca Roberts 14 June 2016 An activist reports from G4S annual general meeting, Surrey, England, 26 May 2016. Throughout the criminal justice system, combinations of state bodies and voluntary sector organisations … Continue reading

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Campaigners plan fightback against G4S ‘mega prisons’

Campaigners plan fightback against G4S ‘mega prisons’ Jun 2016 Tuesday 14th posted by Morning Star in Britain CAMPAIGNERS against disgraced security firm G4S will meet in Manchester tonight to plan a fight against proposals for privately run “mega prisons.” The … Continue reading

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The Shadow State: how to stop outsourcing scandals

13 June 2016 The Shadow State: how to stop outsourcing scandals The government should be free to outsource work to whoever it likes: but it must be open in its decisions so it can be held accountable when it gets … Continue reading

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Our outsourced, shadow state

Our outsourced, shadow state Julian Sayarer 11 June 2016 The outsourcing of public services to private contractors has transformed the state. What has gone wrong, why and what can be done?  A review of “Shadow State” by Alan White. Shadow State is … Continue reading

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