Category Archives: Nick Clegg

Enough is enough.

Call me naïve if you like, but I still believe that most politicians go into the business because they want to make the world a better place. They may lose their way, become seduced by the sense of their own … Continue reading

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Lib Dems to be offered radical new Health Policy

I shall go to Glasgow this weekend with a group of others to promote our new policy on the NHS. After a year of deliberations, a policy working group set up by Liberal Democrats failed to reach agreement. Two policy documents … Continue reading

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How democratic are the Liberal Democrats?

Sometimes I despair. Sometimes I have hope. The UK may not be as corrupt as the Ukraine, but the influence of big business, consultancies and think-tanks on political policy development is scary. Russell Brand says that we should not vote. … Continue reading

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Where next for the NHS?

As we read of another scandal of neglect and cruelty in a privately run nursing home, as we hear that competition law is blocking the co-operation between NHS providers in Torbay and in Bournemouth and Poole, as we hear of … Continue reading

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Astonishing leaked NHS document.

A revealing document has come to light that gives insight into the Coalition Government’s plans for the NHS. It would seem to be an early draft of the section in the coalition agreement that was dropped in favour of reassurances … Continue reading

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Promises, promises

No self-respecting Liberal Democrat MP or Peer can let these regulations go through until promises have been met: Promises from Andrew Lansley to Commissioning Group GPs, Promises from Lord Howe to Lib Dem Peer Tim Clement Jones, Promises from Nick … Continue reading

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How they plan to bribe your GP not to treat you.

One of the problems with the New NHS that has attracted relatively little notice is something with the Orwellian name of the “Quality Premium”. Like the Ministry of Plenty that controls the ration books, or the Ministry of Information that … Continue reading

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