Dog-whistle Labour leader criticises immigrants in NHS and wants numbers down – but wants more immigrants making money for companies
Keir Starmer attacked the number of immigrants working in the NHS on the BBC this morning, in another shameful example of dog-whistle politics as he continues his attempts to pander to the far right.
And the interview exposed both the paucity of political ideas and his fundamental anti-worker position. The NHS is short of 100,000 workers or more, yet Starmer’s ‘solution’ is to train a mere 7,500 – a process that would take years and be a drop in the ocean of the scale of the problem.
And he revealed that while he wants immigrant workers out of the NHS where they save lives, he wants immigrant workers in factories and tech industries, where they can help make money for the already-wealthy and huge corporations:
The pronouncement was described as putting ‘a target on the back’ of immigrant NHS workers:
With no significant difference between the two main parties, there is no functioning parliamentary opposition. The people need to take matters into their own hands and reject the racist flag-waving of them both..
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