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From The Socialist newspaper, 12 December 2012

Hands off our NHS!

The Tories have been caught lying about spending on the NHS. They claimed that they have increased spending on the NHS in each of the last two years.

But they were caught massaging the figures by the UK Statistics Authority.

Spending in 2009-2010 was 105.1 billion. But spending in 2011-2012 was lower, at 104.3 billion.

They've quietly altered their website.

But this is just the latest in a long list of attacks on the NHS. Labour opened the door to cuts and privatisation in England and the Con-Dems are marching through it.

Labour is cutting spending on the NHS in Wales even more than the Tories in England.

We have to fight every cut and every closure.

Defend every job and the wages and working conditions of every health worker.

Ending privatisation and bringing services back in-house would mean money could go to health services instead of profits for the healthcare vultures.

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