Press release: Leeds citizens plan to join 300 mile historic march of 1936 to defend NHS against privatisation

Leeds Keep Our NHS Public

People from around Leeds are coming together to organise for the upcoming march from Jarrow to Parliament which passes through Leeds on the 23rd of August in support of the NHS. Councillor for Moortown and Labour PPC for Leeds North West Alex Sobel said

“The Health and Social Care Act has opened the NHS up to competition from private providers, providers who are measurably less efficient.

This is why joining the March isn’t a choice for me it’s an obligation to everybody that needs the NHS now and in the future.”

Malcolm Morris, who has recently relied on the NHS for treatment said

“I have not been a regular beneficiary of the NHS myself but have always drawn comfort from knowing that by contributing to it through my taxes, I can help  provide for the well being of my peers across the length and breadth of our little group of…

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