Revealed: secret US/UK trade talks about the NHS: an American perspective

Political Concern

Mr Corbyn “These documents confirm the US is demanding the NHS is on the table in the trade talks.

Totally ignored when first presented, at yesterday’s Westminster press conference focussing only on the documents, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn presented the unredacted 451 pages covering six rounds of secret talks from July 2017 to ‘just a few months ago’. Though downplayed by our state media (no reference on radio & seen only at the bottom of the BBC website), a host of newspapers and other media outlets are highlighting this deeply significant news today.

Longer patents and reduced access to generics

On medicine pricing, Mr Corbyn said discussions had already been concluded between the two sides on lengthening patents. ‘Longer patents can only mean one thing – more expensive drugs. Lives will be put at risk as a result of this,’

A key section of the documents relating to this claim…

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