A move from Ken Clarke to Aneurin Bevan would not only risk harming the NHS, but miss the real target of reform: social care.
Posts Tagged: Alan Milburn
The Government is poised to reverse the trend to competition rather than collaboration that has marked healthcare policy for 30 years.
It’s a politically sensitive subject and the Government has a lot on its plate, but the Treasury is right to be concerned with ensuring value for money.
The political sting must be taken out of our healthcare debate. Conflicting ideas over privatisation, taxation and automation should be given serious, non-partisan review.
Higher taxes. Social insurance. New Commissions. Reforming NI. Debate on health and social care gathers pace.
But the collapse of the Tory manifesto social care plan, plus the Government’s lack of a workable Commons majority, all but rule out radical change to the system.
Nicky Morgan: Why this social mobility setback? Because the best brains in the Government are fixated on Brexit.
Too little attention is focused on the reasons why where you are born and your family background still matter far too much in modern Britain.
Nicky Morgan: It’s time to focus on white working-class boys – whose needs are neglected in too many schools
Low aspirational parenting and teaching are key problems.
Downing Street and Conservative MPs should not abandon this reforming Health Secretary under pressure from the BMA and the unions.
Anthony Calvert: My opponent, Mary Creagh. A symbol of the damage that political correctness has wreaked on Labour
Twenty years at Harriet Harman’s high altar of all women shortlists and selection quotas are duly delivering their reward – for the Conservatives.
Here in Middlesbrough South & East Cleveland, we have a strong message, the right conditions for it, and the right people to spread it.
“Polly Toynbee hasn’t written about me for six months…Mind you, if you write that, there will be a stinker of an article.”
We get in our bid to be nice about him before rather than after he’s fired.