Privatisation Inquiry, David Hetherington talks to ABC Newcastle

Privatisation Inquiry, David Hetherington talks to ABC Newcastle

5 September 2016

Per Capita’s David Hetherington is chairing the People’s Inquiry into Privatisation. He spoke to Rosemarie Milsom on ABC Newcastle about the aims of the Inquiry.

Says David:

The aim of the Inquiry is to respond to a community concern that privatisation has gone too far, and to develop a people’s view of privatisation.

Typically the privatisation debate exists within the policy expert community, debated as an abstract concept, looked at only in terms of a financial rationale, or a cost benefit analysis.

We want a bottom-up grassroots approach to understand how privatisation affects real people and their lived experience.

He calls on people to come along to one of the public inquiries or make a written submission.

References

Mornings - 5 September - 1233 ABC Newcastle

Link to ABC 1223 Newcastle for full program, David Hetherington interview is at 16.00.

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Media Monitoring: 1233 ABC Newcastle

Media Monitoring Suite audio of full interview.

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People's Inquiry into Privatisation

Website of the People's Inquiry into Privatisation.

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Facebook: People's Inquiry into Privatisation

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Twitter: People's Inquiry into Privatisation

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