U-turn in Madrid over hospital privatisation

The PP regional government in Madrid on Monday adroitly and successfully performed that most popular of political manoeuvres, the U-turn, and cancelled its planned outsourcing (formerly privatisation) of management and services at six local hospitals.

More air traffic control privatisation

Following the announcement of the partial privatisation of Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat airports, the government has opened the way for more airports to become privately managed, another 13 in total.

Málaga airport could be candidate for privatisation

Under new Government plans to sell off the family jewels to finance their inept handling of the economy, there is a possibility that Málaga airport, the gateway to Andalucia, could be a future target for privatisation after Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat.

Frigiliana to privatise water company

Frigiliana Council has given the green light to a plan to privatise the water service in the town and bids will now be invited for the contract.

Enter the cowboys?

Employees of the company empowered to tow away illegally parked vehicles in Málaga have been taking to the street in protest at proposed measures to remove the Local Police from the equation.