Theresa May visited Liverpool’s Alder Hey children’s hospital today as part of Tory attempts to sell their ‘ten-year plan’ for the NHS – a package of disguised underfunding combined with victim-blaming of those who dare to become ill.
What her advisers were thinking in bringing her to the least Tory-friendly city in England for this PR exercise is hard to imagine – but it started and ended about as well as would be expected, with a torrid welcome and send-off:
Protesters shouted at her to visit the Royal – the city’s hospital that has stood unfinished because of the collapse of Carillion – demanded to know whether her ten-year plan would be as disastrous for the NHS as the Tories’ ‘5-year Forward View’ has been and encouraged her to be on her way promptly.
Tory incompetence extends to everything they do – as does their dishonesty.
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