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@Catheri22274003 @Keir_Starmer @JonAshworth @ge @TUSCoalition So in 2015 this happened. Ashworth didn't support the NHS reinstatement bill nor did he turn up to vote on it. But that's not all
@Catheri22274003 @Keir_Starmer @JonAshworth @ge @TUSCoalition In 2018 (when the Tories had no majority) there was another try. Eleanor Smith MP proposed this bill and it was scheduled…
@Catheri22274003 @Keir_Starmer @JonAshworth @ge @TUSCoalition But at the last minute it was withdrawn.
The reasons why were sketchy and vague.
Ashworth was of course Shadow Health Secretary at the time, and it was understood that he pulled it.
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OK, listen up, please? 😊 Here follows a thread - please read all of it. (1/11)

You are all aware that I, and others, have been stewarding this:


Petition: Protect the #NHS , Press Pause on the White Paper for Health and Social care:…
So, we got to the 10,000 eventually, which forces a response from the Government.

The response was puerile, facile and lied as well, particularly about the so-called "consultation". 😒

So we pressed on. (2/11)
In the meantime, various other similar campaigns were gathering momentum: (3/11)

Health Secretary Sajid Javid: Protect the NHS: Stop the health and care bill - Sign the Petition! via @UKChange
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A very long thread on aspects of the recent history of the NHS. 😊😊😊

The first attempt at removing democratic control of the #NHS was by Kenneth Clarke, when he was health secretary, 1988 - 1990. But that failed completely.
So we move on to Virginia Bottomley, who succeeded in removing the last vestiges of democratic control during the reorganisation of the NHS, prefigured here: "Health of the Nation"….
Are you sitting comfortably? Area Health Authorities, 1973 - 1982 were replaced by District Health Authorities, 1982 - 1996. Thereafter no more input from those elected, the Health Authorities were entirely managed by "professionals", & are listed here:….
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Does anybody have an interest in the #NHS ? 😊😉

Now I have your attention, may I show you @AllysonPollock 's superb #NHSReinstatementBill ?

It's here:…

It's complete. But the previously tabled attempt in 2018 was gerrymandered into submission ...
The Bill would:

• reinstate the government’s duty to provide the NHS in England,
• re-establish NHS England as a special health authority with regional committees and
modified functions,
• re-establish District Health Authorities, with Family Health Services Committees to administer arrangements with GPs, dentists and others,
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We REDS are no longer 😉
Under your bed -

in your local WARD!!! 😊😊😊

***LOCAL ELECTIONS, May 2021***

Communist Party plans biggest electoral campaign since 1983…
Opposition to cuts – investing in public services and sustainable jobs in manufacturing.

Implementing a Zero-Covid strategy.

Restoring power to education authorities.
Ending privatisation in the NHS, making the case for a pay rise for NHS workers and restoring publicly-provided social and elderly care.

#NHSReinstatementBill by @AllysonPollock

A concerted programme of investment in home-building – led by local councils.
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