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NHS Outsourcing and Privatisation

Part of Royal Assent – in the House of Commons at 4:17 pm on 23rd May 2018.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health 4:17 pm, 23rd May 2018

My hon. Friend has hit the nail on the head. The problem is that, when the Government allow our national health service to deteriorate by such a scale and push it into this level of crisis, they are essentially forcing people, often reluctant refugees from a public NHS, into self-pay options. That is what happened last time the Conservatives were in government and it is happening again.