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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

I do agree. May I reassure my hon. Friend that those Unite and Unison members who are taking industrial action at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh have our support? We stand with them in solidarity. I congratulate her and my hon. Friends the Members for Leigh (Jo Platt) and for Wigan (Lisa Nandy) on the campaign that they have been running. These jobs should not be outsourced to wholly-owned subsidiaries; they should be in-house.