The Long Term Pain…..

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Financially the Long Term Economic Plan isn’t working. Debt is at a record high too.

NATIONAL DEFICIT UP

Nearly 6 yrs in power, and in November 2015 reports show that the Tory government have managed to grow the deficit (the difference between what the government spends and takes in). It increased 16% from a year earlier to £8.2bn in October.

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/nov/20/worst-uk-deficit-figures-six-years-george-osborne

NHS-PA

The Tories have performed abysmally with the NHS. First Lansley’s reforms, and a slew of mistakes under Hunt. Record waiting figures, Cancer drugs withdrawn, 66 A&E and Maternity units closed or downgraded and 98% of a 76% turnout of Junior Doctors voting for strike action.

NHS DEFICIT UP

English NHS trusts report worst ever shortfall and predict they will end year £2.2bn in deficit. The NHS’s deficit in England soared to £1.6bn in the first half of this year, almost double the £930m overspend it recorded in the first three…

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