Celebrating 50 years of SCAT, CPS and ESSU

1 June 1973 – 2023
We have produced a concise summary of the strategies, alternatives and support to tenants and resident’s groups, community campaigns, trade unions and public sector organisations taking action to improve the public infrastructure and public services. The report covers:

  • Objectives, working practices and funding
  • Major challenges and projects
  • Significant changes in the political economy since 1973
  • Opposition to the sale or transfer of Council Housing to tenants, housing associations or arms-length companies
  • Action to retain and improve public services
  • Equal Opportunity impacts
  • North West Regional analysis
  • Health and Social Care Economies
  • Public policy best practice
  • New Labour’s failed PPP Strategic Partnerships for services
  • Critical analysis of Public Private Partnerships for public infrastructure
  • Public transport
  • Public Service Action
  • International projects
  • Website – high level of users and document downloads
  • SCAT, CPS and ESSU staff
  • Organisations we have worked with