A guide to the impact of national, european and global policies on Newcastle (September 2002). The Council’s track record and current position. Regeneration and Going for Growth – new privatised communities? Consultants move in on Newcastle. The corporatisation of the city: the challenge to democratic accountability annd local control. The implications of privatisation and marketisation of public services. The European and global context. An alternative modernisation strategy for Newcastle and nationally. Labour Group Resolution, 15 October 2001. This 56 A5 booklet sets out the impact of national, European and global policies on Newcastle. The conclusions and findings of this report, demonstrating the impact of privatisation, marketisation and commercialisation on Newcastle, are relevant for all UK and European cities. Researched and written by the Centre for Public Services for Newcastle City Council Trade Unions.