The #NHSdayplot – while Corbyn fought for NHS, plotters cared only for plotting

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You know that old saying, “for every finger you point there are three pointing back”? Never was it more true than in the case of Labour’s so-called ‘moderates’ or ‘centrists’ (irony truly is dead).

Labour’s right-wingers love to accuse Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters of ‘only caring about control of the party’ and ignoring the impact being a supposed ‘party of protest’ has on #’ordinary people’. Last weekend was an object lesson in how the ‘moderates’ are in fact accusing Corbyn of their own chief sin.

Saturday was Labour’s ‘NHS Day’ – the biggest campaign day in the party’s history – a long-planned day to highlight the plight of the NHS under a Tory government ideologically committed to strangling it, at the end of a week in which Chancellor Philip Hammond’s autumn statement failed to even mention it.

The NHS – the UK’s greatest treasure and achievement and desperately important…

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