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From The Socialist newspaper, 28 February 2017

NHS v RBS

NHS at breaking point - national demo and health workers' strike needed photo Paul Mattsson, photo Paul Mattsson

NHS at breaking point - national demo and health workers' strike needed photo Paul Mattsson, photo Paul Mattsson   (Click to enlarge)

Under the Tory government's misnamed 'sustainability and transformation plans', a massive 22 billion of "efficiency savings" - i.e. cuts - will be rammed through the NHS in England by 2020.

The Tories clearly aren't prepared to tolerate 'loss-making' public institutions, unless the publicly owned body is the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

RBS has reported losses of 7 billion last year, taking its total losses since the Blairites' 2008 government bailout to more than 58 billion.

Simon Carter

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