Ann Pettifor: The Sucker-Covered Tentacles of Private Equity … and Labour’s embrace of NHS privatisation

On Monday morning I woke to a furore caused by Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary’s suggestion that a Labour government would use “spare capacity in the private sector to cut the waiting lists.” And that he, Wes Streeting MP, was “up for the fight” against “healthcare unions and Labour supporters” opposed to privatisation: …”middle class lefties (crying) ‘betrayal.’”

“The real betrayal” he argued “is the two tier system that sees people like them treated faster – while working families like mine are left waiting for longer”.

Mr. Streeting – and those planning to vote Labour – should beware of what he wishes for.

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