Fraser Nelson Fraser Nelson

Why we need a proper debate about healthcare

What we’ve seen in the last few days cannot be described as a debate about healthcare. It was a session of transatlantic insult slinging – and damned lies. This raises two questions: is the future of the NHS a subject that can be discussed rationally? And is the internet taking to British politics to the inane extremes that we see in certain sections of the American media?

Let’s take this #welovethenhs

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