public ownership


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public ownership

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) ownership by the state; nationalization
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public ownership

n to be taken into public ownershipessere statalizzato/a
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It is one of the oddest vagaries of public ownership that there is now in Tokio a WAITING LIST of eight thousand citizens, who are offering to pay for telephones and cannot get them.
Franchises would come into public ownership as they expire, he said.
Campaigners in Huddersfield asked the public to sign Action for Rail postcards that oppose fare increases and call for public ownership of the railways.
LABOUR leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn was yesterday accused of plotting to take the party back to the failed policies of the 1970s after he suggested he could seek to restore its historic commitment to the public ownership of industry.
The leadership contender says he would bring the railways back into public ownership and re-regulate the buses.
Returning the network to public ownership and control as private franchises expire would be cheap.
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THERE was a powerful article in the Journal a couple of weeks ago by Mary Glindon and Stephen Hebburn arguing that the East Coast mainline should be kept in public ownership.
If passed this agreement would make it practically impossible to bring poorly performing privatised services back under public ownership and threaten those already under public ownership, as well as establishing the right for multi-national companies to sue nation states in a special court if the nation's regulatory framework were deemed a barrier to free trade.
I would like to see a Labour Party that was prepared to take public utilities back into public ownership but to for us to require that would be equivalent to asking for the moon.
Since entering public ownership, East Coast Trains have earned up to PS800m for the Treasury, and since 2011 the line has received 35 industry awards.
One firm in Wales said the hikes will leave it facing an annual bill of PS200,000, while transport pressure groups say the tolls must be reduced as soon as the bridges pass into public ownership.
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