Trump’s Silver Platter and the NHS.

Think Left

Donald Trump, when asked if the NHS should be on the table for any post-Brexit trade deals   replied,  ” No, not at all, I have nothing to do with it. Never even thought about it, honestly … I don’t even know where that rumour started. We have absolutely nothing to do with it and we wouldn’t want to if you handed it to us on a silver platter, we want nothing to do with it.”.

Jeremy Corbyn had previously found evidence  to the contrary and 451 pages of unredacted documents  have been circulated. Boris Johnson has repeatedly denied that the NHS would be part of any future trade deals. Yet, why did  the Tories and the Liberal Democrats vote against Labour’s amendment to the Queen’s Speech in October which would specifically exclude the NHS from any such deals? See Trumping the NHS.


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