Gareth Snell, new MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central, supporting our NHS. Image by @NameChangeGirl (Twitter).
“There’s no excuse. The money’s there.” – Jeremy Corbyn.
On a day which saw 250,000 march for our NHS, the message was clear: enough is enough.
Systemic abuse on our NHS has taken its toll.
A 7.5% NHS cut in Wales.
The worst real-terms cut to NHS spending since 1978.
The lowest-ever investment of additional cash.
Falling NHS spending against rising GDP.
NHS spending per patient falling until at least 2019.
And joint-lowest health spending against GDP of any G7 country.
Last week, Labour demanded proper funding for our NHS and social care, which is forecast to fall by £8.5 – £15 billion (as we reported here).
Today’s demonstration marked a turning-point: the Tories will not get away with this any longer.
People know “our NHS is not in crisis bcause of overspending.”…
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