National Health Service

Part of Opposition Day — [14th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 4:41 pm on 21st January 2015.

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Photo of Ian Austin Ian Austin Labour, Dudley North 4:41 pm, 21st January 2015

What does the hon. Gentleman think it tells us about his leader’s instincts when he said:

“I think we are going to have to move to an insurance-based system of health care.”?

Moreover, what does he think it tells us about his deputy leader’s instincts when he said that he wanted to

“congratulate the coalition government for bringing a whiff of privatisation into the…National Health Service…the very existence of the NHS stifles competition.”?

Does that not prove that ordinary people who rely on the NHS cannot regard UKIP as being in any sense on their side?