Government subsidies are now much higher than before privatisation. It’s daft. The problem is once politicians start running a railway it tends to go downhill.
Stop this shambles of ever-increasing fares.
Presumably if re-nationalised compensation would not be payable if the government awarded new franchises to British Rail.
The subsidies that the government continues to have to pay to the private sector to run the railways is the real reason that privatisation is not working.
Get the family silver back.
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Privatizing has buggered up the electricity industry, the gas industry, the water industry and the waste disposal industry too. Some things should be considered a service and run to provide just that at an economic cost not a way of milking the end users.
Has the government's decarbonisation policy hit fever point?
but as it doesn't affect them, they don't care