‘Selling off NHS for profit’: MPs with links to private healthcare firms

A breathtaking list of seventy MPs are profiting from the private healthcare industry and have a vested interest in its successful expansion.

Following this website’s reference to the director of a chain of private nursing homes buying access to government circles, evidence of extraordinary political investment in this industry has been received. We thank Felicity Arbuthnot, who sent this link to the Mirror’s revelation: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/selling-nhs-profit-full-list-4646154

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Substantial donations made by private healthcare companies to ministers are detailed in an earlier article: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/selling-nhs-profit-tories-liberal-4645961

All MPs named in the dossier voted in favour of the Government’s Health and Social Care Act in 2012, which opened up the NHS to more private firms.

Today there will be a vote on Labour frontbencher Clive Efford’s Private Members’ Bill, when MPs will decide whether to scrap key sections of the Act.

UNITE general secretary Len McCluskey said that this dossier of disgrace exposes the corruption at the heart of our Government’s health reforms.

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Posted on November 21, 2014, in Conflict of interest, Corporate political nexus, Democracy undermined, Economy, Finance, Government, Health, Lobbying, MPs, Secret State, Vested interests and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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