In an attempt to neutralise Labour’s strength on the NHS and to distance herself from [Paul] Nuttall’s anti-NHS views and from the Tories’ intended closure of important NHS facilities in the area, including its maternity unit, paediatrics and A&E, [UKIP’s Copeland candidate Fiona] Mills has made much of the fact that she works as an accountant in the local NHS Trust, North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust.

Earlier this week, a concerned constituent emailed the Trust’s complaints department to express concern at its association with the UKIP candidate:

The Trust was clearly keen to put right any idea that it supports Ms Mills or her politics and responded promptly – and emphatically:

Source: North Cumbria #NHS disowns #UKIP #Copeland candidate #FionaMills | The SKWAWKBOX

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