Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Don't let the NHS escape pain of cuts, Tories say.

Some Tories are arguing that George Osborne is wrong to exempt the NHS from the ruthless cuts which he is imposing on other public services.

One Tory backbench leader said yesterday: "MPs are getting a reaction in their constituencies about the cuts to the school-building programme. They are wondering why the NHS should be protected when the future of our children is apparently not."
There's Tory logic for you. One would expect anyone getting such a reaction in their constituency to be making a case against school closures. But no, the Tory MP takes this as an indication that it's wrong to exclude the NHS from the cuts.

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