John Medhurst John Medhurst John Medhurst is a Policy Officer with the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS). Prior to this he was a civil servant for 22 years and a CPSA/PCS lay activist in Jobcentre Plus, HSE and DCMS. He was HSE London HQ Branch Secretary, DCMS National Branch Chair, and a member of the PCS National Executive Committee. He is PCS representative on the EPSU Public Services Network and has been published in the Journal of Contemporary European Research (JCER).
Resisting Shock Therapy
21 March 2013 By John Medhurst The UK now has an extreme right-wing government that aims to transfer most of our public services to the private sector, using a variety of commissioning models and hybrid schemes to disguise a massive programme of privatisation.