Tuesday, September 02, 2014

NHS ‘at mercy of predatory US healthcare firms’ if controversial Washington trade deal goes through







‘The NHS will be at the mercy of predatory US healthcare firms if a controversial trade deal with Washington goes through, a top Tory admitted.
Trade Minister Ian Livingston claimed it was “not necessary” to exempt the NHS from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement, known as TTIP.
But health campaigners fear the free trade pact will open up the NHS to profit-hungry American firms.’

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/nhs-at-mercy-predatory-healthcare-4148796

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

A 'Jewish carer' denied repeatedly punching George Galloway in the face because he "was an enemy to Judaism."

Former BBC manager Neil Masterson, 39, is alleged to have shouted about the holocaust as Mr Galloway posed for pictures with members of the public in Golborne Road, Notting Hill.

Anonymous said...

Disbelief as Tony Blair is handed 'jaw-dropping' philanthropist of the year title at GQ awards ceremony
Award drew immediate criticism including from Labour MP John Mann
Tory MP Charlie Elphicke slammed the decision alongside Gary Lineker
Mr Blair, 61, was honoured for his work establishing charities in Africa
But his reputation has been tarnished by the invasion of Iraq in 2003
PM is worth millions and can command £250,000 for private speeches


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2741328/What-Middle-East-crisis-Disbelief-Tony-Blair-handed-jaw-dropping-philanthropist-year-title-GQ-awards-ceremony.html#ixzz3CFP56AS9

Anonymous said...

Four heart experts jailed for £430,000 fraud against NHS trust

Group employed by Basildon and Thurrock hospital trust in Essex moonlighted as private contractors at other NHS hospitals


http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/sep/03/four-heart-experts-jailed-fraud-nhs-trust-basildon-thurrock

Anonymous said...

Gas costs you THREE times what the energy firms pay: Millions of households being ripped off after wholesale cost halves in six months
Wholesale costs have halved in six months yet bills have not fallen
British Gas, which supplies 40 per cent of homes, is under fire for its costs

Parent company, Centrica, announced profits of £900million for the first six months of the financial year


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2739304/Gas-costs-THREE-times-energy-firms-pay-Millions-households-ripped-wholesale-cost-halves-six-months.html#ixzz3COT8cGY1




Anonymous said...

Romanian immigration to Britain is 'helping us very much' because it cuts our benefits queue, says the country's president
Traian Basescu said Romanians leaving for the UK was good for his country

Claimed migration to Western Europe kept joblessness 'at a reasonable rate'
But he said migration would ease once Romanian wages caught up with UK
Wages in Romania are £420 a month on average, 75% less than in the UK
28,000 Romanians and Bulgarians arrived in the UK in the year to March


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2745149/Romanian-immigration-Britain-helping-cuts-dole-queues-says-country-s-president.html#ixzz3CTlIuHWe

Anonymous said...

EDGAR STEELE IS DEAD!




http://whitewraithe.wordpress.com/2014/09/05/edgar-steele-is-dead/

40 years ago - 13th August 1977 - Lewisham National Front march..............the day the 'balloon went up'. Lewisham 19...