​The Carillion crisis shows it’s time to take back control from contractors.

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The news this week has been dominated by the collapse of Carillion. Tens of thousands of jobs are on the line, as are many vital services that people across the UK rely on. Check out our blog from GMB General Secretary Tim Roache on how the crisis shows it’s high time we take back control from private contractors.

Equally as worrying are the ongoing trade negotiations that are taking place ahead of Brexit. Nick Dearden from Global Justice Now explains why the EU Withdrawal Bill that received its second reading in parliament recently is a power grab affecting everything from workers’ rights to how we run our public services.

And finally, this week CLASS welcomed a new staff member, Dhelia, who will be working as a Research Analyst on our upcoming Race and Class project with the Runnymede Trust. Welcome Dhelia!

The CLASS Team