Why isn’t Labour SCREAMING about the new Bill to increase NHS privatisation?

From what Keir Starmer isn’t saying, should we now conclude that he supports the Tory plan for NHS privatisation?

The response? Silence.

Oh – Starmer posted a couple of “happy birthday” message son the NHS’s 73rd anniversary, back on July 5.

You can read about the government’s plan here.

Meanwhile, what’s going on in the NHS at the moment?

How about Covid-19. How’s that going?


Okay, well maybe it’s not the right time yet. Has any other left-wing leader said anything?

Okay, he’s not the Unite general secretary yet but at least he’s saying something!

So why is Starmer so quiet?

The only logical conclusion is that he supports the pro-privatisation plans within the Health and Care Bill.

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3 thoughts on “Why isn’t Labour SCREAMING about the new Bill to increase NHS privatisation?

  1. nivekd

    It’s not just privatisation. It’s abolition of the NHS, conversion into forty two local postcode lotteries, cutting anything unprofitable, and handing the juicy bits to US tech and insurance corporations. Apart from a few good women and men, Labour MPs and councillors just don’t seem to get it. Shame on the Labour Party.

  2. Nicholas

    Notice that Jon Ashworth squeezed in “Labour” US-style accountable care organisations on the eve of the 2019 election, in direct contravention of three years’ Labour conference demands to oppose it.

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