At last, firm news of what an incoming Labour administration in 2015 might commit to.
News about education would be good, making academies return stolen public assets, with interest would be a good start.
This press-release was by the Labour party was sent to me today by a Labour MP.It was ’embargoed’ until 1 minute after midnight today (Monday), but I can’t find it picked up by the press at all yet, so you may very well be reading it first here..
The press release represents what we’ve all been waiting for, and which I’ve been expecting since a conversation with Andy Burnham a few weeks ago. Emphases are mine:
Burnham: Labour will repeal Cameron’s NHS market
– Hundreds of new NHS bodies have not been properly established, leaving NHS at “maximum risk” according to NHS chief.
– From Monday, NHS open to full-blown commercialisation
– Doctors required to put all contracts out to tender and hospitals able to earn up to 49% of income treating private patients
– Doctors not empowered or engaged by changes
-New figures from Labour reveal a third…
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