Inconveniently for the Tories, the truth is on record that they tried to block legislation creating health service
A Tory minister speaking at the Conservative party conference in Manchester just claimed on camera that the Tories created the NHS.
Perhaps they’re just too used to the Establishment media covering for them and reciting their lies, but you’d think they’d know Parliament keeps a record of their votes – which these days is handily available online.
And on 26 July 1946, the Tories tried to prevent the formation of the NHS by amending it out of existence in the Labour government’s bill to create it:
Unwilling to be honest and just say they hated the idea, which most of them still do, of healthcare ‘free at the point of use’ based on need and not ability to pay, the Tories’ amendment ‘welcomed’ it – right before trying to prevent it becoming reality by ‘declin[ing] to give a Third Reading’ to the NHS bill.
And then spouting some nonsense about why it wasn’t realistic, sustainable or desirable. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it?
Lying Tories lying, live on camera. Wherever did they get that idea?
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