2019-11-13 Labour Party unveils NHS 'rescue plan'
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London, UK. 13th November, 2019. Jonathan Ashworth, Shadow Health Secretary, and John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor, launch a Labour Party ‘rescue plan’ for the National Health Service (NHS) including a pledge of a £26bn p.a. real-terms increase in budget by 2023/24, to be funded by increased taxation on companies and the wealthiest in society. This pledge would give the NHS £5.5bn more per year than promised during campaigning for the general election by the Conservative Party. Sonia Adesara, NHS doctor and National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow, also spoke at the event.